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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 72 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.80% 1.85% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.22% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
887 944 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 83.92% 82.95% 83.47%
Number of salaries quoted 709 776 620
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (62.00%) QA
2 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 26 (52.00%) Degree
3 25 (50.00%) Scrum
4 23 (46.00%) Windows
5 21 (42.00%) Automation Testing
6 20 (40.00%) Selenium
7 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
7 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
8 18 (36.00%) RAD
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.00%) Open Source
10 16 (32.00%) VoIP
10 16 (32.00%) WAN
10 16 (32.00%) Wireshark
10 16 (32.00%) Risk Analysis
11 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 15 (30.00%) Avaya
11 15 (30.00%) VMware
12 14 (28.00%) C#
12 14 (28.00%) MCSE
12 14 (28.00%) DHCP
12 14 (28.00%) Cisco
12 14 (28.00%) CCNA
12 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (28.00%) RTP
12 14 (28.00%) H.323
12 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
12 14 (28.00%) MCITP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (32.00%) VoIP
2 16 (32.00%) WAN
2 16 (32.00%) Wireshark
3 14 (28.00%) RTP
3 14 (28.00%) H.323
3 14 (28.00%) VLAN
3 14 (28.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Selenium
2 14 (28.00%) FogBugz
3 8 (16.00%) Ranorex
4 4 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Appium
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Tester
2 29 (58.00%) Software Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Graduate
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Graduate Software Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Quality Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Open Source
2 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Scrum
2 21 (42.00%) Automation Testing
3 18 (36.00%) RAD
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) V-Model
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.00%) TDD
9 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) MVC
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
4 7 (14.00%) Perl
4 7 (14.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
1 26 (52.00%) Degree
2 14 (28.00%) MCITP
2 14 (28.00%) MCSE
2 14 (28.00%) CCNA
2 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.00%) ISEB
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (62.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Avaya
1 15 (30.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft