Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 94 116
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 47 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.30% 2.42% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.49% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 40
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,950 £29,100 £32,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £77,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,390 1,928 2,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 97.13% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,691 1,801
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,000 £67,625
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Tester in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Tester in Nottinghamshire

Tester
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 +24 41 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Mansfield -3 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Tester job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Tester in the job title.

1 44 (93.62%) Test Automation
2 38 (80.85%) QA
3 29 (61.70%) Java
3 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) Selenium
4 21 (44.68%) BDD
5 20 (42.55%) TDD
6 19 (40.43%) C#
6 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
7 18 (38.30%) Functional Testing
8 15 (31.91%) Test Management
8 15 (31.91%) JIRA
8 15 (31.91%) Web Services
8 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
8 15 (31.91%) WebDriver
9 14 (29.79%) JMeter
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) QA Automation
12 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
13 10 (21.28%) OOP
14 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 9 (19.15%) Maven
14 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
14 9 (19.15%) User Stories
14 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (19.15%) Fintech
14 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
14 9 (19.15%) REST

Tester Skill Set
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 4 (8.51%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Big Data
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
3 15 (31.91%) JIRA
3 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
3 15 (31.91%) WebDriver
4 14 (29.79%) JMeter
5 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
6 9 (19.15%) Maven
7 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
7 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
8 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (10.64%) GitLab
8 5 (10.64%) JBehave
8 5 (10.64%) TestLink
9 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
9 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (8.51%) QF-Test
10 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
11 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
11 1 (2.13%) sqlmap
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) JMS
3 5 (10.64%) JSON
4 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 4 (8.51%) Swagger
4 4 (8.51%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Fintech
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Test Automation
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) BDD
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 18 (38.30%) Functional Testing
6 15 (31.91%) Test Management
7 12 (25.53%) QA Automation
8 10 (21.28%) OOP
9 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Scrum
9 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 9 (19.15%) User Stories
10 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.64%) Information Security
11 5 (10.64%) Logistics
11 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) Groovy
6 3 (6.38%) Jython
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CREST Certified
2 4 (8.51%) OSCP
3 1 (2.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (80.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle