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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.91% 2.49% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.59% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,308 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +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
1186 1274 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.95% 96.30% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1076 970
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 33 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (63.33%) QA
2 36 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 23 (38.33%) Degree
6 18 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 18 (30.00%) Scrum
6 18 (30.00%) ISEB
7 17 (28.33%) Windows
8 16 (26.67%) Selenium
9 15 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 13 (21.67%) Open Source
10 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (20.00%) Java
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) RAD
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.33%) VoIP
12 11 (18.33%) WAN
12 11 (18.33%) C#
12 11 (18.33%) Wireshark
12 11 (18.33%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (16.67%) MCITP
13 10 (16.67%) VLAN
13 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.67%) FogBugz
13 10 (16.67%) DHCP
13 10 (16.67%) MCSE
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.33%) VoIP
2 11 (18.33%) WAN
2 11 (18.33%) Wireshark
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
3 10 (16.67%) RTP
3 10 (16.67%) H.323
3 10 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Selenium
2 10 (16.67%) FogBugz
3 7 (11.67%) Ranorex
4 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) NUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Robot
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) XSD
4 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) COM
5 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Open Source
2 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Scrum
3 18 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 15 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
6 12 (20.00%) RAD
7 11 (18.33%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.67%) System Testing
13 3 (5.00%) ISMS
13 3 (5.00%) Information Security
14 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
14 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.33%) TDD
14 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
14 2 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) Perl
3 7 (11.67%) Ruby
4 3 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 23 (38.33%) Degree
3 18 (30.00%) ISEB
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.67%) MCSE
4 10 (16.67%) CCNA
4 10 (16.67%) MCITP
5 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (63.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco
1 10 (16.67%) Avaya
1 10 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
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