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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 84 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.34% 1.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.67% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 5
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £41,900
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
1219 1137 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 96.21% 97.60% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 943 905 933
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 31 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 31 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
(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 -10 17 £30,000 -
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (50.00%) QA
2 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Degree
5 12 (30.00%) Selenium
6 10 (25.00%) ISEB
7 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
9 6 (15.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (10.00%) Avaya
11 4 (10.00%) CCNA
11 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.00%) H.323
11 4 (10.00%) RAD
11 4 (10.00%) MCSE
11 4 (10.00%) VoIP
11 4 (10.00%) WAN

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) VoIP
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.00%) RTP
1 4 (10.00%) H.323
1 4 (10.00%) VLAN
1 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.50%) Appium
5 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) XSD
2 2 (5.00%) Velocity
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) RAD
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Kanban
7 3 (7.50%) V-Model
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
3 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco
1 4 (10.00%) Avaya
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) New Relic
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) HP