The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 74 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.95% 2.67% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.40% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
792 765 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 81.23% 78.46% 79.56%
Number of salaries quoted 600 646 653
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,409 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Nottingham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (35.48%) CRM
3 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (22.58%) Test Management
5 7 (22.58%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (16.13%) System Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) Ruby
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) DB2

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
2 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Software Tester
4 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (35.48%) CRM
2 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (22.58%) Test Management
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Change Control
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP
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