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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 79 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.31% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.50% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Median salary £31,250 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.08% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 751 867 1012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 89.19% 89.57% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 629 620 749
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Ruby
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Go
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Behat
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Unix

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 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Junior
4 5 (29.41%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Testing Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Testing Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Behat
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Go
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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