Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 102 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.56% 1.63% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 26
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,800 £26,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £45,625
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -

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 1,440 1,759 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.57% 89.74% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,514 1,673
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 +15 23 £38,000 -10.59% 4
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Java
4 15 (62.50%) Selenium
5 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
5 13 (54.17%) Gherkin
6 12 (50.00%) QA
7 11 (45.83%) BDD
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (37.50%) C#
9 8 (33.33%) Degree
10 7 (29.17%) TDD
10 7 (29.17%) OO
10 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
10 7 (29.17%) Open Source
11 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 6 (25.00%) ISEB
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) XML
11 6 (25.00%) Unix
11 6 (25.00%) Windows
11 6 (25.00%) Oracle
11 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 6 (25.00%) JSON
11 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 5 (20.83%) SOAP
12 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.83%) Middleware

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 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
3 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
5 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) JMeter
6 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (12.50%) QF-Test
7 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Gherkin
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
3 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) Spine.js
4 3 (12.50%) Swagger
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 11 (45.83%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Open Source
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) System Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (16.67%) OOD
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) Groovy
5 3 (12.50%) Jython
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin