Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 109 121
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 -44
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.49% 1.87% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.05% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 29
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £29,325 £28,000 £26,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £58,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 1,448 1,857 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.54% 91.34% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,620 1,734
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £67,500
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 16 November 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 16 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 +12 20 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Selenium
2 16 (69.57%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 14 (60.87%) Gherkin
4 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
4 13 (56.52%) QA
5 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 12 (52.17%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle
8 8 (34.78%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) ISEB
9 7 (30.43%) Unix
9 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
9 7 (30.43%) BDD
9 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
10 6 (26.09%) JSON
10 6 (26.09%) XML
11 5 (21.74%) SOAP
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
11 5 (21.74%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 4 (17.39%) JIRA
12 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services
13 3 (13.04%) NHS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
4 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) JMeter
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) NUnit
5 3 (13.04%) QF-Test
6 2 (8.70%) TestLink
7 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) QA Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior QA Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Graduate
6 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) Spine.js
5 3 (13.04%) Swagger
6 2 (8.70%) JMS
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Fintech
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) BDD
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) QA Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Groovy
3 3 (13.04%) Jython
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin