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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 65 50 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 50 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.98% 4.03% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 5.27% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 7
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,715 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
941 948 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 82.40% 76.45% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 748 752 846
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -14 31 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (57.41%) QA
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Degree
3 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 13 (24.07%) RAD
5 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Open Source
6 12 (22.22%) Selenium
7 11 (20.37%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
7 11 (20.37%) VoIP
7 11 (20.37%) WAN
7 11 (20.37%) CRM
7 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
7 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.52%) VMware
8 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 10 (18.52%) Avaya
9 9 (16.67%) ISEB
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (16.67%) RTP
9 9 (16.67%) H.323
9 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco
9 9 (16.67%) CCNA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
2 11 (20.37%) VoIP
2 11 (20.37%) WAN
3 9 (16.67%) RTP
3 9 (16.67%) H.323
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Selenium
2 9 (16.67%) FogBugz
3 7 (12.96%) Ranorex
4 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Tester
2 21 (38.89%) Software Tester
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Tester
7 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Graduate
10 2 (3.70%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Graduate Software Tester
11 1 (1.85%) Lead Tester
11 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) COM
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Open Source
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (27.78%) Scrum
2 13 (24.07%) RAD
2 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (20.37%) CRM
3 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.96%) Test Management
7 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.26%) System Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
1 8 (14.81%) C#
2 7 (12.96%) C++
2 7 (12.96%) Perl
2 7 (12.96%) Ruby
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.67%) ISEB
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.67%) CCNA
3 9 (16.67%) MCSE
3 9 (16.67%) MCITP
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (57.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) VMware
1 10 (18.52%) Avaya
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago