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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 49 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 45 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.90% 1.98% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 2.41% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,910 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
1024 789 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.81% 82.19% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 808 598 669
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 £28,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (72.22%) QA
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) C#
4 25 (46.30%) Test Automation
4 25 (46.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (44.44%) Java
6 23 (42.59%) ISEB
7 22 (40.74%) Degree
7 22 (40.74%) Finance
8 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
9 18 (33.33%) SDLC
9 18 (33.33%) Selenium
10 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
10 15 (27.78%) MS Office
10 15 (27.78%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Performance Management
11 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
11 13 (24.07%) SpecFlow
12 11 (20.37%) BDD
12 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
12 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.52%) OO
13 10 (18.52%) Marketing
14 9 (16.67%) OOP
14 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
15 8 (14.81%) Ranorex
15 8 (14.81%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 13 (24.07%) SpecFlow
4 8 (14.81%) Ranorex
4 8 (14.81%) HP UFT
5 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
5 7 (12.96%) SilkTest
5 7 (12.96%) JIRA
6 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) NeoLoad
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Games
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 4 (7.41%) Polish Language
4 4 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 4 (7.41%) Swedish Language
4 4 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Tester
3 14 (25.93%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) QA Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Automation Tester
7 6 (11.11%) Software Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Junior
9 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Automated Test Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Junior Tester
10 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Velocity
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Test Automation
3 18 (33.33%) SDLC
4 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
4 13 (24.07%) Performance Management
4 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.37%) BDD
6 10 (18.52%) OO
7 9 (16.67%) OOP
8 8 (14.81%) TDD
8 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.96%) Data Validation
9 7 (12.96%) Load Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Validation
10 5 (9.26%) Scrum
10 5 (9.26%) V-Model
11 4 (7.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C#
2 24 (44.44%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (42.59%) ISEB
3 22 (40.74%) Degree
4 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (72.22%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) New Relic
2 1 (1.85%) IBM
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago