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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 75 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.88% 1.98% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.02% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 5
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £27,800
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
1069 1189 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.87% 98.26% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 850 942 785
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 20 £29,250 -2.50%
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (61.40%) QA
2 33 (57.89%) Software Testing
3 26 (45.61%) ISTQB
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.11%) Degree
6 23 (40.35%) Selenium
7 22 (38.60%) Scrum
8 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 17 (29.82%) ISEB
9 17 (29.82%) Automation Testing
10 16 (28.07%) Open Source
11 15 (26.32%) Manual Testing
11 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
11 15 (26.32%) RAD
11 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
12 14 (24.56%) VoIP
12 14 (24.56%) WAN
12 14 (24.56%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (24.56%) Wireshark
13 13 (22.81%) MCITP
13 13 (22.81%) VLAN
13 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
13 13 (22.81%) DHCP
13 13 (22.81%) MCSE
13 13 (22.81%) Cisco
13 13 (22.81%) CCNA
13 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
13 13 (22.81%) VMware
13 13 (22.81%) Regression Testing
13 13 (22.81%) Management Information System

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.56%) VoIP
2 14 (24.56%) WAN
2 14 (24.56%) Wireshark
3 13 (22.81%) DHCP
3 13 (22.81%) RTP
3 13 (22.81%) H.323
3 13 (22.81%) VLAN
4 3 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) FogBugz
3 4 (7.02%) Ranorex
3 4 (7.02%) NUnit
3 4 (7.02%) JUnit
3 4 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.75%) Appium
5 1 (1.75%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.75%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.75%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) XSD
3 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Open Source
2 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Software Testing
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) Automation Testing
5 15 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 15 (26.32%) RAD
6 14 (24.56%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (22.81%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) V-Model
11 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.26%) Agile Testing
11 3 (5.26%) Kanban
11 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) C++
3 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) ISTQB
2 24 (42.11%) Degree
3 17 (29.82%) ISEB
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (22.81%) MCSE
4 13 (22.81%) CCNA
4 13 (22.81%) MCITP
5 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
1 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Cisco
1 13 (22.81%) Avaya
1 13 (22.81%) VMware
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) HP