Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 115 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 30 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.64% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.15% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 29
Nottingham median annual salary £47,500 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.18% +2.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £33,300 £26,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £85,000 £48,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year +9.80% +5.52% +11.54%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1794 1828 2377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.87% 97.29% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1442 1882
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Tester in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Nottingham over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Nottingham

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 29 (96.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Selenium
4 15 (50.00%) C#
4 15 (50.00%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) QA
6 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
7 12 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
9 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
10 7 (23.33%) Calabash
10 7 (23.33%) Appium
10 7 (23.33%) SDLC
10 7 (23.33%) Ruby
11 6 (20.00%) JIRA
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.00%) Python
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) JMeter
11 6 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (20.00%) User Experience
11 6 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 5 (16.67%) Confluence
12 5 (16.67%) TeamCity

Tester Skill Set
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 5 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 7 (23.33%) Appium
5 7 (23.33%) Calabash
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) JMeter
6 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) JBehave
7 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (16.67%) JUnit
7 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (13.33%) Gatling
9 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
10 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.33%) Maven
10 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) WPF
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) Behat
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) JDBC
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 3 (10.00%) TDD
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Scrum
11 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian