Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 92 122
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 42 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.71% 2.75% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.84% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 31
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,400 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £85,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%

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 1,506 1,972 2,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.00% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,716 1,871
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,091
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.97% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 16 November 2018.

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 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 +16 38 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Mansfield -11 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Tester
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 38 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 31 (73.81%) Selenium
3 29 (69.05%) Java
4 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (64.29%) QA
5 27 (64.29%) BDD
6 25 (59.52%) Cucumber
7 21 (50.00%) C#
8 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
9 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 15 (35.71%) Functional Testing
9 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
10 14 (33.33%) SpecFlow
10 14 (33.33%) Maven
11 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.95%) Web Services
12 12 (28.57%) TDD
12 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
13 11 (26.19%) JBehave
13 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (26.19%) GitLab
13 11 (26.19%) SDET
13 11 (26.19%) Ruby
13 11 (26.19%) JMeter
14 10 (23.81%) JIRA
15 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
16 8 (19.05%) Test Management
16 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
17 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Selenium
2 25 (59.52%) Cucumber
3 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
4 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 14 (33.33%) Maven
5 14 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (26.19%) GitLab
7 11 (26.19%) JBehave
7 11 (26.19%) JMeter
8 10 (23.81%) JIRA
9 6 (14.29%) NUnit
10 3 (7.14%) QF-Test
11 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
11 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (4.76%) TestLink
12 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
12 1 (2.38%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 7 (16.67%) JSON
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) REST
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 3 (7.14%) Spine.js
5 3 (7.14%) Swagger
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.76%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) JMS
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Fintech
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) BDD
4 15 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 12 (28.57%) TDD
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) SDET
7 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Test Management
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.29%) OOP
11 5 (11.90%) API Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Open Source
11 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
12 4 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) QA Automation
12 4 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Groovy
6 3 (7.14%) Jython
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Java 8
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CEH
2 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle