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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 87 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.27% 0.65% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.75% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 10
Median salary £34,500 £36,250 £39,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,400 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,150 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
967 1205 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.51% 87.64% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 739 947 771
Median salary £44,000 £41,674 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% +4.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottinghamshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +9 14 £34,500 -4.82%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 20 (80.00%) QA
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SDLC
4 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) ISEB
5 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (16.00%) Ranorex
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Publishing
9 3 (12.00%) Unix
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) MS Office

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) IPTV
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) SDLC
3 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) ERP
8 2 (8.00%) IT Audit
8 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) GAMP
2 2 (8.00%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Kronos