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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 87 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.21% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £34,250 - £26,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 - £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,650 - £29,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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
920 872 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.35% 97.32% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 779 646 792
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (50.00%) Calabash
4 4 (50.00%) Appium
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) CasperJS
7 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Appium
3 4 (50.00%) Calabash
3 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) CasperJS
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) 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%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP