The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 78 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 17 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.55% 1.51% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.55% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% +24.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +6.14%
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
1043 1161 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.08% 97.24% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1003 764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 30 (73.17%) Software Testing
2 26 (63.41%) QA
3 22 (53.66%) ISTQB
4 20 (48.78%) Degree
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) Selenium
6 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
6 16 (39.02%) Automation Testing
7 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) Scrum
8 14 (34.15%) RAD
8 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
8 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
8 14 (34.15%) Open Source
9 13 (31.71%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
9 13 (31.71%) VoIP
9 13 (31.71%) WAN
10 12 (29.27%) DHCP
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco
10 12 (29.27%) MCSE
10 12 (29.27%) VMware
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (29.27%) Avaya
10 12 (29.27%) CCNA
10 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
10 12 (29.27%) RTP
10 12 (29.27%) H.323
10 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 13 (31.71%) VoIP
2 13 (31.71%) WAN
2 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
3 12 (29.27%) DHCP
3 12 (29.27%) RTP
3 12 (29.27%) H.323
3 12 (29.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.44%) Appium
3 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.44%) Rational Robot
3 1 (2.44%) SilkTest
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Open Source
2 12 (29.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Software Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Automation Testing
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) RAD
5 13 (31.71%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) System Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.44%) V-Model
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) ISTQB
2 20 (48.78%) Degree
3 12 (29.27%) MCSE
3 12 (29.27%) CCNA
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (29.27%) MCITP
4 10 (24.39%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (63.41%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
1 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco
1 12 (29.27%) Avaya
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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