Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 102 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -39
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.46% 1.79% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.99% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 22
Nottingham median annual salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.43% +12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,100 £26,350
90th Percentile £42,050 £58,750 £43,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%

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 1,282 1,612 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.64% 90.21% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,414 1,408
Nottingham median annual salary £43,139 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,350 £70,000 £67,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (70.00%) Java
4 14 (70.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (70.00%) Gherkin
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) QA
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (40.00%) BDD
8 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
8 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) ISEB
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) Unix
9 6 (30.00%) XML
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
10 5 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (25.00%) SOAP
10 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (20.00%) Open Source
11 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 4 (20.00%) OO
11 4 (20.00%) JIRA
11 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting

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 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 14 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) JMeter
5 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 3 (15.00%) NUnit
5 3 (15.00%) QF-Test
6 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) QA Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Spine.js
5 3 (15.00%) Swagger
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) API Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) Jython
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft