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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 49 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 52 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.12% 1.71% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 2.08% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 16
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £33,750
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
1109 912 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.95% 82.16% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 884 701 770
Average salary £41,174 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,423
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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
(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 +21 46 £39,250 +20.76% 8
Retford - 3 £32,500 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (75.41%) QA
2 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) C#
4 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
4 26 (42.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (40.98%) Java
6 23 (37.70%) ISEB
7 22 (36.07%) Finance
7 22 (36.07%) Degree
8 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
8 20 (32.79%) ISTQB
8 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
9 19 (31.15%) Selenium
10 18 (29.51%) MS Office
10 18 (29.51%) SDLC
11 17 (27.87%) Automated Testing
12 15 (24.59%) Windows
12 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
12 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (22.95%) SpecFlow
13 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
14 13 (21.31%) Marketing
14 13 (21.31%) Performance Management
15 11 (18.03%) BDD
15 11 (18.03%) TDD
15 11 (18.03%) Regression Testing
15 11 (18.03%) OO
16 10 (16.39%) OOP
17 9 (14.75%) HP UFT
17 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (29.51%) MS Office
2 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Selenium
2 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
3 14 (22.95%) SpecFlow
4 9 (14.75%) HP UFT
5 8 (13.11%) Ranorex
6 7 (11.48%) LoadRunner
6 7 (11.48%) SilkTest
6 7 (11.48%) JIRA
6 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Marketing
3 7 (11.48%) Publishing
4 6 (9.84%) Games
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 4 (6.56%) Polish Language
5 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
5 4 (6.56%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 19 (31.15%) Tester
3 14 (22.95%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) QA Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Software Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Junior
8 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Junior Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) Velocity
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.84%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
4 18 (29.51%) SDLC
5 17 (27.87%) Automated Testing
6 13 (21.31%) Performance Management
7 11 (18.03%) BDD
7 11 (18.03%) TDD
7 11 (18.03%) Regression Testing
7 11 (18.03%) OO
8 10 (16.39%) OOP
9 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.48%) Data Validation
11 7 (11.48%) Load Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Validation
11 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.84%) User Stories
12 6 (9.84%) Scrum
13 5 (8.20%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (37.70%) ISEB
3 22 (36.07%) Degree
4 20 (32.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (75.41%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) New Relic
2 1 (1.64%) IBM
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