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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 94 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.99% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.97% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 11
Average salary £34,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £20,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1077 1335 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 97.20% 96.95% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1074 918
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +8 11 £34,500 -15.85% 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) C#
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
3 8 (32.00%) QA
3 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Android
7 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (16.00%) Ranorex
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) Marketing
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) HP
9 2 (8.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) .NET
9 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Fuzz Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security
8 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) OSCE
2 1 (4.00%) OSCP
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft