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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 84 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.67% 1.60% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.84% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 13
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% +15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £25,900 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
905 977 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 86.27% 86.69% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 622 756 810
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -11 4 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (86.84%) QA
2 26 (68.42%) SDLC
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) Finance
4 22 (57.89%) C#
4 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
5 20 (52.63%) Java
6 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
7 18 (47.37%) Ranorex
8 14 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
9 13 (34.21%) ISEB
10 12 (31.58%) Degree
11 11 (28.95%) JIRA
12 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
13 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
13 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
14 6 (15.79%) Legal
14 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
14 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
14 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (13.16%) Marketing
15 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
16 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
16 4 (10.53%) MS Office
16 4 (10.53%) Windows
16 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
16 4 (10.53%) Selenium
16 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Ranorex
2 11 (28.95%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Publishing
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
1 15 (39.47%) Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Lead Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Automation Tester
4 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Lead Tester
6 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Developer in Test
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate
8 3 (7.89%) Junior
8 3 (7.89%) Pensions Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Penetration Tester
9 2 (5.26%) QA Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.26%) IPTV
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) SDLC
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 19 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (7.89%) Validation
11 2 (5.26%) Data Security
11 2 (5.26%) ERP
11 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (34.21%) ISEB
2 13 (34.21%) ISTQB
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (86.84%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) GAMP
2 2 (5.26%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Kronos
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