The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 84 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.12% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.84% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +95.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 827 955 1132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.34% 97.05% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 688 710 863
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 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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