The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Tester
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 97
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.12% 0.10% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £60,000 £33,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.81% -27.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 839 936 1132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.36% 96.99% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 701 697 869
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Nottingham

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Nottingham

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) AWK
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Perforce
3 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) sed
4 1 (25.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Senior Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) AWK
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) sed
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce