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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 81 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.13% 1.07% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.24% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,300 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
890 888 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.12% 86.21% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 659 704 661
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,500
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 3 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (58.82%) Scrum
1 20 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 18 (52.94%) Degree
2 18 (52.94%) QA
3 17 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
6 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 12 (35.29%) Open Source
7 11 (32.35%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 11 (32.35%) RAD
8 10 (29.41%) MCSE
8 10 (29.41%) C#
8 10 (29.41%) VoIP
8 10 (29.41%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Avaya
8 10 (29.41%) RTP
8 10 (29.41%) H.323
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
8 10 (29.41%) CCNA
8 10 (29.41%) MCITP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 10 (29.41%) RTP
2 10 (29.41%) H.323
2 10 (29.41%) VLAN
2 10 (29.41%) VoIP
2 10 (29.41%) WAN
2 10 (29.41%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) FogBugz
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.94%) Appium
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Tester
2 19 (55.88%) Software Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSD
2 1 (2.94%) Velocity
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Scrum
2 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (32.35%) RAD
5 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) V-Model
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) B2B
8 3 (8.82%) B2C
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
10 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 18 (52.94%) Degree
3 10 (29.41%) MCSE
3 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (29.41%) MCITP
4 7 (20.59%) ISEB
5 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco
1 10 (29.41%) Avaya
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) New Relic
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care, pension & up
Posted: 27 days ago