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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 74 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.70% 1.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 3
Average salary £33,500 £29,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.55% +13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £20,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
853 951 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.47% 86.85% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 655 767 599
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 28 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (57.45%) ISTQB
1 27 (57.45%) QA
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
3 25 (53.19%) Degree
4 22 (46.81%) Automation Testing
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
5 21 (44.68%) Selenium
6 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
6 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
7 18 (38.30%) RAD
8 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.17%) Open Source
9 16 (34.04%) Wireshark
9 16 (34.04%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (34.04%) VoIP
9 16 (34.04%) WAN
10 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
10 15 (31.91%) Avaya
10 15 (31.91%) VMware
11 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
11 14 (29.79%) RTP
11 14 (29.79%) H.323
11 14 (29.79%) CCNA
11 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (29.79%) Cisco
11 14 (29.79%) DHCP
11 14 (29.79%) MCSE
11 14 (29.79%) MCITP
11 14 (29.79%) VLAN

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
2 16 (34.04%) VoIP
2 16 (34.04%) WAN
2 16 (34.04%) Wireshark
3 14 (29.79%) RTP
3 14 (29.79%) H.323
3 14 (29.79%) VLAN
3 14 (29.79%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) FogBugz
3 4 (8.51%) Ranorex
4 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) Appium
6 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Tester
2 26 (55.32%) Software Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Graduate
5 4 (8.51%) Automated Test Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) QA Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSD
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Open Source
2 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Scrum
2 22 (46.81%) Automation Testing
3 18 (38.30%) RAD
4 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) V-Model
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.26%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.26%) B2B
10 2 (4.26%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) ISTQB
2 25 (53.19%) Degree
3 14 (29.79%) MCITP
3 14 (29.79%) MCSE
3 14 (29.79%) CCNA
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (19.15%) ISEB
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (57.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Avaya
1 15 (31.91%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
Nottingham
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago