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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 85 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.76% 1.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Average salary £20,500 £23,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1021 1010 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.50% 98.06% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 782 805 753
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,650
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 3 March 2015.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Software Testing
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) QA
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
3 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
5 10 (37.04%) RAD
5 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
5 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
5 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
6 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 9 (33.33%) MCITP
6 9 (33.33%) VLAN
6 9 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (33.33%) CCNA
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (33.33%) MCSE
6 9 (33.33%) VoIP
6 9 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) RTP
6 9 (33.33%) H.323
6 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
1 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
2 9 (33.33%) VoIP
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 9 (33.33%) DHCP
2 9 (33.33%) RTP
2 9 (33.33%) H.323
2 9 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.70%) Appium
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Software Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
2 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
3 10 (37.04%) RAD
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.70%) System Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 9 (33.33%) MCSE
3 9 (33.33%) CCNA
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
1 9 (33.33%) Avaya
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 7 days ago