Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Exploratory Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Exploratory Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Exploratory Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 139 153
Rank change year-on-year +29 +14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Exploratory Testing 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.72% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £31,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +77.42% +1.64% -17.57%

Exploratory 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,430 1,850 2,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.59% 91.22% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,613 1,739
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.25% +4.71% +7.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,500 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

Exploratory Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Exploratory Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire

Exploratory Testing
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire.

Salary trend for Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire

Exploratory Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Exploratory Testing in Nottinghamshire

Exploratory Testing
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +35 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Exploratory Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Exploratory 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Exploratory Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Zephyr
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Management
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Project Planning
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
4 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 6 (54.55%) OOP
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) JMeter
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SMS

Exploratory Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
1 9 (81.82%) Zephyr
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) QA Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Project Planning
2 9 (81.82%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Test Management
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Business Desktop Deployment