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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 75 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 24 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.06% 1.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.58% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 6
Average salary £32,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
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
1128 1137 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 96.82% 95.23% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 889 932 975
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 24 £32,000 +7.56% 1
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (62.07%) QA
2 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
5 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) System Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Selenium
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) DB2
8 4 (13.79%) RAD
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) SLA
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) ISMS
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security
9 3 (10.34%) MCITP
9 3 (10.34%) VLAN
9 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) VLAN
2 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
2 3 (10.34%) RTP
2 3 (10.34%) H.323
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.45%) SilkTest
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Robot
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.24%) System Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
4 4 (13.79%) RAD
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) ISMS
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
3 8 (27.59%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Avaya
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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