The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 57 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 39 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.33% 1.86% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.28% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 6
Average salary £38,750 £33,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% +15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £20,125
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,845 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -
Software Testing
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1041 790 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.97% 81.53% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 833 582 672
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) QA
2 25 (52.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) C#
3 23 (47.92%) ISEB
4 20 (41.67%) Java
5 18 (37.50%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) Degree
5 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 16 (33.33%) Selenium
6 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 16 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (31.25%) MS Office
8 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
8 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
8 13 (27.08%) SDLC
9 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.92%) Performance Management
11 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
12 9 (18.75%) Marketing
12 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
12 9 (18.75%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
14 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
14 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
14 7 (14.58%) Load Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
3 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
4 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
4 7 (14.58%) LoadRunner
4 7 (14.58%) SilkTest
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Games
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Publishing
4 4 (8.33%) Polish Language
4 4 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 4 (8.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Tester
3 10 (20.83%) QA Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Junior
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Automated Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Software Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XSD
3 1 (2.08%) Velocity
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
3 13 (27.08%) SDLC
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) Performance Management
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
8 7 (14.58%) Load Testing
8 7 (14.58%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) Validation
9 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (12.50%) OOP
9 6 (12.50%) V-Model
9 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) C#
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (47.92%) ISEB
3 18 (37.50%) Degree
4 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) New Relic
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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