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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 46 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 51 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.09% 3.04% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 3.64% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 23
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
1082 825 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 86.70% 83.59% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 856 650 639
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (76.12%) QA
2 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (59.70%) C#
4 39 (58.21%) Test Automation
5 38 (56.72%) Java
6 34 (50.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (46.27%) Finance
8 30 (44.78%) ISEB
8 30 (44.78%) SDLC
9 27 (40.30%) ISTQB
10 25 (37.31%) Degree
11 20 (29.85%) Ranorex
12 19 (28.36%) Selenium
13 17 (25.37%) MS Office
13 17 (25.37%) Windows
13 17 (25.37%) Test Scripting
14 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
15 15 (22.39%) JIRA
15 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
15 15 (22.39%) SpecFlow
16 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
16 14 (20.90%) Performance Management
16 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
17 12 (17.91%) Marketing
17 12 (17.91%) OO
17 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
18 11 (16.42%) OOP
18 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
18 11 (16.42%) BDD
19 10 (14.93%) HP UFT

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (25.37%) MS Office
2 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Ranorex
2 19 (28.36%) Selenium
3 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
3 15 (22.39%) JIRA
3 15 (22.39%) SpecFlow
4 10 (14.93%) HP UFT
5 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
5 7 (10.45%) SilkTest
6 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Games
4 5 (7.46%) Legal
5 4 (5.97%) Publishing
5 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 4 (5.97%) Polish Language
5 4 (5.97%) Spanish Language
5 4 (5.97%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Developer
3 19 (28.36%) Tester
4 14 (20.90%) Test Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) QA Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Automated Test Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Junior
8 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) Test Automation
3 30 (44.78%) SDLC
4 17 (25.37%) Test Scripting
5 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
5 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
5 14 (20.90%) Performance Management
6 12 (17.91%) OO
7 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
7 11 (16.42%) OOP
7 11 (16.42%) BDD
8 9 (13.43%) Data Validation
8 9 (13.43%) Validation
9 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.45%) TDD
10 7 (10.45%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Scrum
12 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (7.46%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) C#
2 38 (56.72%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) C++
4 5 (7.46%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 30 (44.78%) ISEB
3 27 (40.30%) ISTQB
4 25 (37.31%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (76.12%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) IBM
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