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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 81 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 16 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.33% 0.94% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.96% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 11
Average salary £28,250 £36,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.06% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1142 1248 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.25% 97.65% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 935 998 800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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 +16 15 £26,500 -26.89% 1
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (78.38%) Software Testing
2 25 (67.57%) QA
3 22 (59.46%) Degree
4 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
5 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 17 (45.95%) Selenium
6 17 (45.95%) Automation Testing
7 16 (43.24%) Scrum
8 15 (40.54%) RAD
8 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
8 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
8 15 (40.54%) Open Source
9 14 (37.84%) VoIP
9 14 (37.84%) WAN
9 14 (37.84%) Wireshark
9 14 (37.84%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (35.14%) MCSE
10 13 (35.14%) DHCP
10 13 (35.14%) Cisco
10 13 (35.14%) CCNA
10 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
10 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (35.14%) Avaya
10 13 (35.14%) RTP
10 13 (35.14%) H.323
10 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
10 13 (35.14%) VMware
10 13 (35.14%) MCITP
10 13 (35.14%) VLAN

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) VoIP
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
2 14 (37.84%) Wireshark
3 13 (35.14%) DHCP
3 13 (35.14%) RTP
3 13 (35.14%) H.323
3 13 (35.14%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.70%) Appium
3 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.70%) Rational Robot
3 1 (2.70%) SilkTest
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Open Source
2 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Software Testing
2 17 (45.95%) Automation Testing
3 16 (43.24%) Scrum
4 15 (40.54%) RAD
5 14 (37.84%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (32.43%) Manual Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) V-Model
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.70%) System Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Validation
10 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
3 13 (35.14%) MCSE
3 13 (35.14%) CCNA
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (35.14%) MCITP
4 7 (18.92%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
1 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
1 13 (35.14%) Avaya
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) HP
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