Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 89 128
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.30% 2.97% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.16% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 21
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,150 £75,000 £82,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,301 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.30% +11.69% -4.41%

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 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 1,335 1,900 2,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.16% 94.15% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,637 1,608
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,550 £68,750 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Nottinghamshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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 +5 28 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
3 25 (75.76%) Scrum
4 24 (72.73%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) QA
6 15 (45.45%) Web Services
6 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 14 (42.42%) C#
7 14 (42.42%) Degree
7 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
8 12 (36.36%) Selenium
8 12 (36.36%) Python
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 11 (33.33%) DevOps
10 10 (30.30%) Private Cloud
10 10 (30.30%) Public Cloud
10 10 (30.30%) Terraform
10 10 (30.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 10 (30.30%) Server Management
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
10 10 (30.30%) IaaS
10 10 (30.30%) Ansible
10 10 (30.30%) Puppet
10 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
10 10 (30.30%) REST
10 10 (30.30%) Gherkin

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (30.30%) IaaS
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Multicast
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (36.36%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
5 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
6 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) JMeter
7 5 (15.15%) Maven
7 5 (15.15%) QF-Test
7 5 (15.15%) TestLink
8 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Automation Tester
1 10 (30.30%) Cloud Engineer
1 10 (30.30%) Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) QA Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Software QA Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (12.12%) Graduate C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
2 10 (30.30%) REST
3 7 (21.21%) SOAP
4 5 (15.15%) JMS
4 5 (15.15%) JSON
4 5 (15.15%) Swagger
4 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Private Cloud
1 10 (30.30%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.12%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
3 25 (75.76%) Scrum
4 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (33.33%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
6 10 (30.30%) OO
6 10 (30.30%) Server Management
6 10 (30.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 5 (15.15%) ATDD
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
8 5 (15.15%) Microservices
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) Python
4 10 (30.30%) Ruby
5 5 (15.15%) Groovy
6 3 (9.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Ansible
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
1 10 (30.30%) Terraform
2 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Google