Period
to 18 December 2018

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

Software Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 99 127
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 -48
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.03% 2.29% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.49% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 17
Nottingham median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,875 £28,075 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,775 £58,750 £82,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -5.06% +5.33%

Software 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 1,149 1,687 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.26% 91.83% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1,478 1,518
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,650
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +10.39%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Nottingham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Nottingham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (64.00%) Scrum
5 14 (56.00%) Selenium
6 12 (48.00%) QA
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
7 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (44.00%) Degree
8 10 (40.00%) C#
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (32.00%) Unix
11 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
11 7 (28.00%) Oracle
11 7 (28.00%) ISEB
11 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
11 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
12 6 (24.00%) DevOps
12 6 (24.00%) Linux
12 6 (24.00%) OO
12 6 (24.00%) Python
12 6 (24.00%) SOAP
12 6 (24.00%) Windows
13 5 (20.00%) XML
13 5 (20.00%) DNS
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Multicast
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) JMeter
7 4 (16.00%) Maven
7 4 (16.00%) QF-Test
8 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
8 1 (4.00%) NUnit
8 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) QA Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate C# Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) Swagger
6 1 (4.00%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (24.00%) DevOps
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Server Management
7 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Groovy
6 3 (12.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Ansible
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Google