Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 105 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.79% 1.50% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.67% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 22
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -7.89%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £26,350
90th Percentile £73,000 £58,750 £43,375
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 1,205 1,616 1,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.92% 89.78% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,405 1,335
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,091
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +6.91% +5.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £70,000 £61,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 20 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 12 (52.17%) QA
6 11 (47.83%) Selenium
6 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
7 10 (43.48%) DevOps
7 10 (43.48%) C#
8 9 (39.13%) OO
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
8 9 (39.13%) Open Source
9 8 (34.78%) System Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 7 (30.43%) Finance
11 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 6 (26.09%) Ruby
11 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
11 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
11 6 (26.09%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
11 6 (26.09%) Middleware
11 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
11 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 6 (26.09%) Perl
11 6 (26.09%) PHP
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) Python

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 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) JMeter
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) QA Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Head of Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) Spine.js
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) DevOps
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) System Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Coaching
8 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (26.09%) OOD
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (26.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (26.09%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP