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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 87 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.64% 1.15% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.18% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
918 1015 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.45% 97.41% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 669 796 849
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
1 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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