The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Nottingham region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 89 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.33% 0.34% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £33,000 £20,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.97% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Software 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
890 1150 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.37% 97.54% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 679 932 758
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft