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 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
Tester
Rank 80 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 31 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.21% 3.58% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.70% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,550 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
1344 1108 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.73% 96.85% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 875 893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 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 -15 28 £37,500 +16.27% 3
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (66.67%) QA
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) C#
3 24 (53.33%) Java
4 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
5 18 (40.00%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) Selenium
6 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.67%) SDLC
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.00%) BDD
9 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 9 (20.00%) JIRA
9 9 (20.00%) HP UFT
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Ranorex
11 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
11 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
12 6 (13.33%) TDD
12 6 (13.33%) OO
12 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.11%) Gherkin
13 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (17.78%) Ranorex
4 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
5 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
8 2 (4.44%) NeoLoad
9 1 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
9 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Velocity
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) SDLC
5 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.00%) BDD
7 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (11.11%) OOP
11 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 3 (6.67%) User Stories
12 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
12 2 (4.44%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Korn
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) New Relic
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Private Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 12 days ago