The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 95 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.21% 0.71% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.74% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 13
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +56.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £23,750 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £41,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 1087 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 97.26% 96.54% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 950 945 1057
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
East Midlands

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +9 15 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) ISEB
3 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
3 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) QA
5 9 (25.00%) Selenium
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 6 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Retail
9 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.11%) NHS
9 4 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.11%) Stress Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
1 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
1 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) ISEB
3 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) CISMP
4 2 (5.56%) CEH
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft