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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 84 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.96% 0.85% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.88% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Average salary £41,000 £29,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.98% -14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,000 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
1218 1132 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 97.05% 96.50% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 999 862 905
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,362 £55,000 £50,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 12 £41,000 +2.50%
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) QA
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 3 (10.34%) TDD
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.34%) User Experience
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 2 (6.90%) NeoLoad
11 2 (6.90%) New Relic
11 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) RTP
2 1 (3.45%) H.323
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) NeoLoad
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.45%) FogBugz
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) Velocity
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) XSD
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Kanban
6 2 (6.90%) V-Model
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) B2B
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) New Relic
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Avaya