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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 78 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.58% 1.72% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.12% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 8
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
999 1039 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 83.32% 81.30% 82.78%
Number of salaries quoted 800 832 679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +11 19 £34,000 +9.67%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (64.15%) QA
2 27 (50.94%) ISTQB
2 27 (50.94%) Degree
3 26 (49.06%) Scrum
4 25 (47.17%) Windows
5 22 (41.51%) Automation Testing
6 21 (39.62%) Selenium
7 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
7 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
7 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (35.85%) RAD
9 18 (33.96%) Open Source
10 17 (32.08%) VoIP
10 17 (32.08%) WAN
10 17 (32.08%) Wireshark
10 17 (32.08%) Risk Analysis
11 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
11 16 (30.19%) Avaya
11 16 (30.19%) VMware
12 15 (28.30%) MCSE
12 15 (28.30%) DHCP
12 15 (28.30%) Cisco
12 15 (28.30%) CCNA
12 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (28.30%) RTP
12 15 (28.30%) H.323
12 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
12 15 (28.30%) MCITP
12 15 (28.30%) VLAN

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) VoIP
2 17 (32.08%) WAN
2 17 (32.08%) Wireshark
3 15 (28.30%) DHCP
3 15 (28.30%) RTP
3 15 (28.30%) H.323
3 15 (28.30%) VLAN
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) FogBugz
3 8 (15.09%) Ranorex
4 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Appium
6 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Tester
2 29 (54.72%) Software Tester
3 7 (13.21%) Test Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) QA Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.43%) QA Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Graduate Software Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Automated Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) COM
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Open Source
2 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Scrum
2 22 (41.51%) Automation Testing
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) RAD
5 17 (32.08%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.55%) V-Model
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
10 2 (3.77%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.77%) TDD
10 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) C#
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Ruby
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
3 7 (13.21%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) ISTQB
1 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) MCITP
2 15 (28.30%) MCSE
2 15 (28.30%) CCNA
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (15.09%) ISEB
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (64.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Avaya
1 16 (30.19%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft