The median annual salary for a Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.80% 1.13% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.16% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 13
Median salary £42,500 £34,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.18% -15.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,050 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  

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 856 950 1259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.28% 97.44% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 736 721 1002
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,458 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham that featured Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
5 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 9 (42.86%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
8 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) SDLC
8 5 (23.81%) SDET
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
10 3 (14.29%) System Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) HP UFT

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
5 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Appium
6 1 (4.76%) Calabash
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) AWK
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) sed
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Perforce
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