Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 121 72
Rank change year-on-year +23 -49 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 23 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.03% 1.13% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.29% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 58
Nottingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,390 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £79,000 £48,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 1681 1777 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 89.70% 87.67% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1453 1527
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,387 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £63,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 25 (65.79%) QA
3 22 (57.89%) Selenium
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) SDLC
5 17 (44.74%) Regression Testing
5 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
6 14 (36.84%) Scrum
7 13 (34.21%) Degree
8 10 (26.32%) Defect Management
9 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
9 9 (23.68%) BDD
9 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (23.68%) RAD
9 9 (23.68%) Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) TDD
10 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
10 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
10 8 (21.05%) Open Source
10 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 6 (15.79%) Java
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) JMeter
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) Maven
6 2 (5.26%) Mocha
6 2 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Protractor
6 2 (5.26%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Team Leader
2 10 (26.32%) QA Leader
2 10 (26.32%) QA Team Leader
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.16%) QA Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.26%) GIS Support
7 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 7 (18.42%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) JSON
3 5 (13.16%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) Chai
5 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Swagger
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) SDLC
3 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
3 17 (44.74%) Regression Testing
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 9 (23.68%) BDD
6 9 (23.68%) Project Management
6 9 (23.68%) RAD
6 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.05%) Open Source
7 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
10 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Go
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (65.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com