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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 59 42 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.07% 4.72% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 6.07% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 6
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,350 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £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
831 791 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 82.28% 77.70% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 664 653 728
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (54.90%) QA
2 18 (35.29%) Degree
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
5 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
6 12 (23.53%) RAD
6 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Selenium
7 11 (21.57%) Open Source
7 11 (21.57%) CRM
7 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
8 10 (19.61%) VoIP
8 10 (19.61%) WAN
8 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (19.61%) Wireshark
9 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 9 (17.65%) ISEB
9 9 (17.65%) Avaya
9 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 8 (15.69%) RTP
10 8 (15.69%) H.323
10 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco
10 8 (15.69%) CCNA
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) VoIP
2 10 (19.61%) WAN
2 10 (19.61%) Wireshark
3 8 (15.69%) RTP
3 8 (15.69%) H.323
3 8 (15.69%) VLAN
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) FogBugz
3 7 (13.73%) Ranorex
4 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Tester
2 21 (41.18%) Software Tester
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Tester
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Graduate
8 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.96%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Open Source
2 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Scrum
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) RAD
3 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
4 11 (21.57%) CRM
4 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (13.73%) Test Management
9 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) System Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Project Management
12 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) C#
2 7 (13.73%) C++
2 7 (13.73%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) Perl
2 7 (13.73%) Ruby
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 9 (17.65%) ISEB
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (15.69%) MCITP
4 8 (15.69%) MCSE
4 8 (15.69%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (54.90%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Avaya
1 9 (17.65%) VMware
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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