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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 58 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 43 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.38% 1.62% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.00% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £20,125
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Software Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1127 898 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 88.46% 80.83% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 927 670 766
Average salary £41,674 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.18% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 +13 37 £38,750 +15.67% 4
Retford - 3 £32,500 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 36 (70.59%) QA
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (43.14%) ISEB
5 21 (41.18%) C#
6 18 (35.29%) Java
6 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 18 (35.29%) Degree
7 17 (33.33%) MS Office
8 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
8 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
9 15 (29.41%) Selenium
9 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 15 (29.41%) Finance
9 15 (29.41%) Windows
10 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
11 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (23.53%) SDLC
12 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
12 12 (23.53%) Marketing
13 10 (19.61%) Performance Management
14 9 (17.65%) SpecFlow
14 9 (17.65%) TDD
14 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
14 9 (17.65%) SQL
15 8 (15.69%) BDD
16 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
16 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
16 7 (13.73%) Data Validation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 17 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 9 (17.65%) SpecFlow
4 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.73%) SilkTest
4 7 (13.73%) LoadRunner
5 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.88%) Ranorex
7 3 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (1.96%) NUnit
8 1 (1.96%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Publishing
4 5 (9.80%) Games
5 4 (7.84%) Retail
5 4 (7.84%) Polish Language
5 4 (7.84%) Spanish Language
5 4 (7.84%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Tester
4 10 (19.61%) QA Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
6 6 (11.76%) Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Junior
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Junior Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Test Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSD
3 1 (1.96%) Velocity
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
4 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 12 (23.53%) SDLC
6 10 (19.61%) Performance Management
7 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 8 (15.69%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
9 7 (13.73%) Data Validation
9 7 (13.73%) Load Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Validation
9 7 (13.73%) OO
9 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.76%) User Stories
10 6 (11.76%) OOP
10 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (43.14%) ISEB
3 18 (35.29%) Degree
4 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (70.59%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) New Relic
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago