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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 94 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.70% 1.07% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.31% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 10
Average salary £36,250 £39,100 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £34,200 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £43,200 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
1103 841 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.50% 81.89% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 856 625 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 12 (46.15%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Selenium
3 11 (42.31%) QA
4 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) ISEB
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
9 4 (15.38%) Open Source
9 4 (15.38%) V-Model
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) B2B
10 3 (11.54%) B2C
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) WAN
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP
10 3 (11.54%) CCNA
10 3 (11.54%) Active Directory

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) RTP
2 3 (11.54%) H.323
2 3 (11.54%) VLAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
3 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) FogBugz
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.85%) Appium
5 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Software Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test 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%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
2 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) V-Model
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) RAD
5 3 (11.54%) B2B
5 3 (11.54%) B2C
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Avaya
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) New Relic
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care & pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago