Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Tester
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - +138 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.27% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Nottingham median annual salary £40,000 - £25,500
10th Percentile £21,250 - £22,850
90th Percentile £43,250 - £35,600
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% -2.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1815 1985 2251
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.93% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1620 1690
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -1.28%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,046 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.08% +9.21% +2.67%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings that featured Software Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Nottingham

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Nottingham

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Nottingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CasperJS
2 1 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) CasperJS
2 1 (20.00%) Concordion
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Behat
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian