The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 80 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.36% 1.12% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.17% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 14
Average salary £28,750 £23,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1072 1110 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 97.01% 95.61% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 849 937 952
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
East Midlands

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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 14 £30,000 +20.00%
Mansfield - 1 £17,000 -
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (57.89%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) ISMS
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) DB2
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (5.26%) NHS
8 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
8 1 (5.26%) Selenium
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Science

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
1 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
4 4 (21.05%) ISMS
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft