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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 53 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 59 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.20% 2.71% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 3.26% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1219 952 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 86.82% 83.22% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 959 742 714
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 53 £38,000 +12.59% 3
Retford - 3 £32,500 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (78.08%) QA
2 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (54.79%) C#
4 38 (52.05%) Test Automation
5 37 (50.68%) Java
6 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (41.10%) Finance
8 29 (39.73%) ISEB
8 29 (39.73%) SDLC
9 26 (35.62%) ISTQB
10 25 (34.25%) Degree
11 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
12 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
13 20 (27.40%) MS Office
14 19 (26.03%) Selenium
14 19 (26.03%) Ranorex
15 17 (23.29%) Automated Testing
15 17 (23.29%) Windows
16 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.55%) Marketing
16 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (20.55%) SpecFlow
16 15 (20.55%) JIRA
16 15 (20.55%) WebDriver
17 14 (19.18%) Performance Management
18 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
19 12 (16.44%) OO
20 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
20 11 (15.07%) OOP
20 11 (15.07%) BDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (27.40%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
1 19 (26.03%) Ranorex
2 15 (20.55%) SpecFlow
2 15 (20.55%) WebDriver
2 15 (20.55%) JIRA
3 10 (13.70%) HP UFT
4 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
4 7 (9.59%) SilkTest
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Publishing
4 6 (8.22%) Games
5 4 (5.48%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Legal
5 4 (5.48%) Polish Language
5 4 (5.48%) Spanish Language
5 4 (5.48%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 23 (31.51%) Tester
3 19 (26.03%) Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Test Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) QA Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Automation Tester
7 8 (10.96%) Software Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Junior
8 6 (8.22%) Automated Test Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Automation Tester
10 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Junior Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Test Automation
3 29 (39.73%) SDLC
4 23 (31.51%) Test Scripting
5 17 (23.29%) Automated Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Performance Management
7 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
8 12 (16.44%) OO
9 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
9 11 (15.07%) OOP
9 11 (15.07%) BDD
10 10 (13.70%) TDD
11 9 (12.33%) Validation
11 9 (12.33%) Data Validation
12 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
13 7 (9.59%) Load Testing
14 6 (8.22%) Scrum
14 6 (8.22%) User Stories
15 5 (6.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) C#
2 37 (50.68%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 29 (39.73%) ISEB
3 26 (35.62%) ISTQB
4 25 (34.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (78.08%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) IBM
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