Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 113 90
Rank change year-on-year +28 -23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 50 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.71% 1.33% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.35% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 46
Nottingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,200 £28,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £56,250 £85,000 £47,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +16.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1790 1994 2176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1637 1612
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,625 £60,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 45 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (72.00%) Java
4 29 (58.00%) JMeter
5 28 (56.00%) C#
6 26 (52.00%) QA
6 26 (52.00%) Selenium
6 26 (52.00%) Cucumber
7 23 (46.00%) JIRA
8 21 (42.00%) Ruby
9 19 (38.00%) Python
9 19 (38.00%) WebDriver
10 18 (36.00%) Calabash
10 18 (36.00%) Appium
11 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
11 17 (34.00%) SQL
12 15 (30.00%) Web Services
12 15 (30.00%) Confluence
13 14 (28.00%) JBehave
13 14 (28.00%) JUnit
14 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
14 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
15 12 (24.00%) Gatling
15 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
16 10 (20.00%) BDD
16 10 (20.00%) TDD
17 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
17 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
17 9 (18.00%) REST

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 15 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 29 (58.00%) JMeter
2 26 (52.00%) Cucumber
2 26 (52.00%) Selenium
3 23 (46.00%) JIRA
4 19 (38.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (36.00%) Appium
5 18 (36.00%) Calabash
6 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
7 14 (28.00%) JBehave
7 14 (28.00%) JUnit
8 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
8 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
9 12 (24.00%) Gatling
9 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.00%) NUnit
13 2 (4.00%) Concordion
13 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
13 2 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.00%) Advertising
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) REST
3 5 (10.00%) JSON
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) SOAP
6 2 (4.00%) .NET
6 2 (4.00%) Behat
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Unix
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) BDD
4 10 (20.00%) TDD
5 9 (18.00%) Open Source
5 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) DevOps
6 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 8 (16.00%) OOP
6 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Test Management
7 6 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) Ruby
4 19 (38.00%) Python
5 17 (34.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) Jython
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Atlassian