The median annual salary for a Tester was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.55% 1.09% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.13% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 14
Median salary £36,000 £34,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1002 1059 1203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 97.28% 96.54% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 799 806 933
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire that featured Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +6 12 £36,750 +6.52% 2
Mansfield - 2 £30,000 - 3
Tester
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottinghamshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Selenium
3 16 (53.33%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
5 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
6 11 (36.67%) QA
7 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 9 (30.00%) C#
8 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 8 (26.67%) SDET
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (23.33%) Ruby
10 7 (23.33%) Gherkin
11 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (16.67%) Open Source
12 5 (16.67%) Puppet
12 5 (16.67%) DevOps
12 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (16.67%) SDLC

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 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Selenium
2 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.67%) Appium
6 2 (6.67%) Calabash
6 2 (6.67%) CruiseControl
6 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Fintech
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) BDD
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (23.33%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) AWK
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) sed
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 8 (26.67%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce
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