Period
to 29 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 103 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 8 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.18% 0.70% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.72% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Median annual salary £43,750 £28,125 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% +25.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £41,375 £25,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,125 £37,500 £23,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,750 £28,125 £22,500
% change year-on-year +55.56% +25.00% -34.31%

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 1,079 1,108 1,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.94% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 911 921 1,419
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £66,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Nottingham

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 29 March 2020, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft