Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 128 77
Rank change year-on-year +25 -51 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 28 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.94% 1.20% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.35% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 67
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,590 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,500 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +4.48%

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 1852 2068 2345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 89.90% 88.41% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1699 1747
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,530 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +17 37 £40,000 - 2
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 32 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (67.50%) QA
3 21 (52.50%) Selenium
3 21 (52.50%) SDLC
4 17 (42.50%) Regression Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 14 (35.00%) Scrum
7 13 (32.50%) Degree
8 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (30.00%) Project Management
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
11 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 9 (22.50%) RAD
12 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (20.00%) Open Source
12 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
12 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
13 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.50%) TDD
13 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
14 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 5 (12.50%) JSON
15 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (5.00%) GIS
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Mocha
5 2 (5.00%) NUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Protractor
5 2 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Team Leader
2 10 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 10 (25.00%) QA Team Leader
3 8 (20.00%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Developer in Test
8 2 (5.00%) GIS Support
8 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) JSON
3 5 (12.50%) REST
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) Chai
5 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.00%) Swagger
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (52.50%) SDLC
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Regression Testing
4 16 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) RAD
8 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
9 8 (20.00%) Open Source
9 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
11 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (67.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Lotus
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com