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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 72 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 24 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.19% 2.67% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.80% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 18
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,400 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,500 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1065 1107 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 96.99% 95.18% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 837 939 947
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 20 £32,000 +3.22% 1
Mansfield - 2 £17,000 -
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (51.43%) QA
2 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 8 (22.86%) ISEB
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) System Testing
9 4 (11.43%) ISMS
9 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.43%) Ranorex
9 4 (11.43%) Perl
9 4 (11.43%) C++
9 4 (11.43%) SLA
9 4 (11.43%) Information Security
9 4 (11.43%) Ruby
10 3 (8.57%) Selenium
10 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.57%) DB2
10 3 (8.57%) Windows
10 3 (8.57%) Oracle
10 3 (8.57%) Finance
10 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (5.71%) Kanban

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ranorex
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XSD
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.29%) System Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ISMS
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Test Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) C++
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) CISMP
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago