The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 38 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.16% 3.08% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 3.22% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 7
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1104 1179 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 96.93% 95.62% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 885 973 998
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottinghamshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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 -4 33 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 33 (64.71%) QA
2 29 (56.86%) Software Testing
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) ISTQB
5 19 (37.25%) Degree
6 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 15 (29.41%) Scrum
6 15 (29.41%) ISEB
7 14 (27.45%) Regression Testing
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 12 (23.53%) Selenium
10 11 (21.57%) Java
11 10 (19.61%) C#
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
11 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
11 10 (19.61%) Open Source
11 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
12 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 9 (17.65%) RAD
13 8 (15.69%) VoIP
13 8 (15.69%) WAN
13 8 (15.69%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (15.69%) Wireshark
14 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
14 7 (13.73%) Gherkin
14 7 (13.73%) Ranorex
14 7 (13.73%) FogBugz
14 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
14 7 (13.73%) VMware

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) VoIP
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
2 8 (15.69%) Wireshark
3 7 (13.73%) RTP
3 7 (13.73%) H.323
3 7 (13.73%) VLAN
3 7 (13.73%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) FogBugz
2 7 (13.73%) Ranorex
3 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) SilkTest
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Gherkin
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) XSD
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Open Source
2 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Software Testing
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 14 (27.45%) Regression Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Automation Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.65%) RAD
7 8 (15.69%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) System Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.84%) Information Security
9 4 (7.84%) ISMS
10 2 (3.92%) Kanban
10 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.96%) TDD
11 1 (1.96%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Ruby
3 7 (13.73%) C++
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 3 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) ISTQB
2 19 (37.25%) Degree
3 15 (29.41%) ISEB
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (13.73%) MCSE
4 7 (13.73%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) MCITP
5 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (64.71%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Cisco
1 7 (13.73%) Avaya
1 7 (13.73%) VMware
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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