The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 104 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.29% 2.21% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 2.28% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 14
Average salary £26,500 £32,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +15.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,000 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Software Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1332 1096 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.83% 96.82% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 873 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Nottinghamshire region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -27 4 £26,500 -17.18%
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Legal
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) OOP
8 1 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) ISEB
8 1 (8.33%) HP UFT

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft