The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Nottingham region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 92 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.57% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.32% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £52,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
QA Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1029 1243 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 98.09% 97.49% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 819 931 821
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottingham region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Nottingham region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (50.00%) Calabash
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (50.00%) Appium
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) CasperJS
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Appium
3 4 (50.00%) Calabash
3 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) CasperJS
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Concordion
5 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) Behat
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Separation of Concerns
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) SAP