Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Tester was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 88 92
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 53 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.41% 2.19% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.25% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 41
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £34,000 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.58% -13.16% +21.79%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £44,125 £56,250 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% -5.88% +21.43%

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 1,518 1,512 1,889
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 97.55% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,217 1,640
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +3.01%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 +20 51 £34,000 -20.00% 7
Tester
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 48 (90.57%) Test Automation
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (64.15%) QA
4 28 (52.83%) Manual Testing
5 22 (41.51%) C#
6 21 (39.62%) Selenium
7 16 (30.19%) Mobile App
8 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
9 13 (24.53%) Big Data
9 13 (24.53%) Bitbucket
9 13 (24.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
9 13 (24.53%) NServiceBus
10 12 (22.64%) BDD
10 12 (22.64%) Scrum
10 12 (22.64%) Java
11 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
13 9 (16.98%) SDLC
13 9 (16.98%) Test Management
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
15 7 (13.21%) TDD
15 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.32%) JIRA
16 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
16 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
17 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
17 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
17 5 (9.43%) JMeter

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 13 (24.53%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Azure
3 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Big Data
1 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Selenium
2 13 (24.53%) Bitbucket
2 13 (24.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.32%) JIRA
5 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.43%) JMeter
7 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.89%) JUnit
9 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Online Games
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) Test Automation
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Manual Testing
4 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
5 12 (22.64%) BDD
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
6 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (16.98%) SDLC
7 9 (16.98%) Test Management
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.21%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) Time Management
10 4 (7.55%) API Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (7.55%) OOP
10 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.66%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 12 (22.64%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (64.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft