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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 69 57 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.68% 3.32% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.30% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 8
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £20,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
950 906 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 82.18% 77.04% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 741 694 785
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,409 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 £33,750 +7.14% 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (52.17%) QA
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) Degree
4 11 (23.91%) CRM
4 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) ISEB
5 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
5 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (17.39%) RAD
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 7 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (15.22%) Perl
7 7 (15.22%) C#
7 7 (15.22%) C++
7 7 (15.22%) VoIP
7 7 (15.22%) WAN
7 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
7 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Ranorex
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (15.22%) Test Management
7 7 (15.22%) Ruby
8 6 (13.04%) Selenium
8 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) VoIP
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) RTP
3 5 (10.87%) H.323
3 5 (10.87%) VLAN
3 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Ranorex
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) FogBugz
4 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Tester
2 17 (36.96%) Software Tester
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Test Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Graduate
10 2 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) QA Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Test Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (2.17%) Graduate Software Tester
11 1 (2.17%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
1 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (23.91%) CRM
2 9 (19.57%) Scrum
2 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 8 (17.39%) RAD
4 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) Test Management
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) System Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) Perl
2 7 (15.22%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) C++
2 7 (15.22%) Ruby
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) ISEB
2 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.87%) MCITP
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) CCNA
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Avaya
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago