Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 116 120
Rank change year-on-year +46 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 71 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.97% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.36% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59 22 15
Nottingham median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% +20.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £19,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £38,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% +20.69% -3.33%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,634 1,768 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 91.28% 87.74% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,429 1,346
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £69,125 £72,500 £62,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -1.28%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Nottingham.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Nottingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 69 (97.18%) Test Automation
2 62 (87.32%) QA
3 58 (81.69%) Java
4 51 (71.83%) Web Services
5 36 (50.70%) Selenium
6 33 (46.48%) C#
7 30 (42.25%) WebDriver
8 26 (36.62%) JIRA
9 24 (33.80%) Test Management
10 22 (30.99%) Performance Testing
10 22 (30.99%) SoapUI
11 21 (29.58%) OO
12 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (28.17%) Defect Management
13 19 (26.76%) JMeter
14 17 (23.94%) OOP
14 17 (23.94%) .NET
15 14 (19.72%) Finance
16 8 (11.27%) TDD
17 7 (9.86%) Test Strategy
17 7 (9.86%) QA Automation
18 6 (8.45%) SDLC
19 5 (7.04%) Scenario Testing
20 4 (5.63%) DevOps
20 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
20 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
20 4 (5.63%) BDD
20 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
20 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
21 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (50.70%) Selenium
2 30 (42.25%) WebDriver
3 26 (36.62%) JIRA
4 22 (30.99%) SoapUI
5 19 (26.76%) JMeter
6 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.23%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.82%) NUnit
8 2 (2.82%) TestRail
9 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.41%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) QA Engineer
2 33 (46.48%) QA Leader
3 25 (35.21%) QA Automation Engineer
4 18 (25.35%) Automation Engineer
5 16 (22.54%) Test Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Software QA Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) Java Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
11 4 (5.63%) Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Tester
12 3 (4.23%) QA Automation Tester
12 3 (4.23%) QA Tester
12 3 (4.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 3 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
13 2 (2.82%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (71.83%) Web Services
2 17 (23.94%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.41%) Behat
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) LAMP
5 1 (1.41%) Laravel
5 1 (1.41%) phpspec
5 1 (1.41%) React
5 1 (1.41%) Redux
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (97.18%) Test Automation
2 24 (33.80%) Test Management
3 22 (30.99%) Performance Testing
4 21 (29.58%) OO
5 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.17%) Defect Management
6 17 (23.94%) OOP
7 8 (11.27%) TDD
8 7 (9.86%) QA Automation
8 7 (9.86%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.45%) SDLC
10 5 (7.04%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (5.63%) BDD
11 4 (5.63%) DevOps
11 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.23%) Migration
12 3 (4.23%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (2.82%) Kanban
13 2 (2.82%) Scrum
13 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) Java
2 33 (46.48%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) ISEB
1 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (87.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.82%) Xamarin