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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 80 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.35% 1.66% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.69% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 3
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £47,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1069 1064 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.87% 97.97% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 831 859 831
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 0 15 £28,000 -6.66% 3
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (53.66%) Software Testing
1 22 (53.66%) QA
2 18 (43.90%) Degree
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Selenium
5 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
5 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) ISEB
8 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Open Source
9 9 (21.95%) Wireshark
9 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) RAD
9 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
10 8 (19.51%) RTP
10 8 (19.51%) H.323
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
10 8 (19.51%) MCSE
10 8 (19.51%) VoIP
10 8 (19.51%) WAN
10 8 (19.51%) DHCP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (19.51%) Avaya
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) CCNA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
1 9 (21.95%) Wireshark
2 8 (19.51%) RTP
2 8 (19.51%) H.323
2 8 (19.51%) VLAN
2 8 (19.51%) VoIP
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
2 8 (19.51%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Selenium
2 8 (19.51%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.44%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.44%) Appium
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) XSD
3 1 (2.44%) Velocity
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) COM
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Open Source
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Software Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.95%) RAD
7 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.32%) Agile Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) V-Model
10 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
3 10 (24.39%) ISEB
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.51%) MCITP
4 8 (19.51%) MCSE
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco
1 8 (19.51%) Avaya
1 8 (19.51%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) New Relic
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 11 days ago