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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 89 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.62% 0.39% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.40% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £37,000 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £30,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -5.51%
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
948 1238 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.23% 97.10% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 716 988 771
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft