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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.09% 1.46% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.78% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 6
Average salary £35,000 £34,200 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +13.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,200 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,200 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1050 843 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 87.72% 82.08% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 838 602 700
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 10 (38.46%) QA
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) ISEB
5 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
7 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
7 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) BDD
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) SDLC
10 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 4 (15.38%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) Project Management
11 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (11.54%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) OOP
11 3 (11.54%) B2B
11 3 (11.54%) B2C
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) SilkTest
5 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XSD
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) B2B
8 3 (11.54%) B2C
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.54%) V-Model
9 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 5 days ago