Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 123 101
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 56 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.77% 1.37% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 1.40% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 47
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £84,250 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +13.85%

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 1957 2293 2571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.99% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1873 1958
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +10.04% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,075
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +31 49 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Mansfield +16 5 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Tester
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 50 (89.29%) Test Automation
2 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (62.50%) Java
4 31 (55.36%) Selenium
5 30 (53.57%) C#
6 26 (46.43%) JMeter
7 25 (44.64%) QA
8 24 (42.86%) JIRA
9 23 (41.07%) Cucumber
10 21 (37.50%) Ruby
11 20 (35.71%) SQL
11 20 (35.71%) WebDriver
12 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
12 19 (33.93%) Python
13 18 (32.14%) Calabash
13 18 (32.14%) Appium
14 15 (26.79%) SpecFlow
14 15 (26.79%) Confluence
15 14 (25.00%) JBehave
15 14 (25.00%) JUnit
16 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (21.43%) Gatling
17 12 (21.43%) TeamCity
17 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
17 12 (21.43%) Web Services
18 10 (17.86%) BDD
19 9 (16.07%) REST
19 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
19 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
19 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking

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 15 (26.79%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) Selenium
2 26 (46.43%) JMeter
3 24 (42.86%) JIRA
4 23 (41.07%) Cucumber
5 20 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
7 18 (32.14%) Appium
7 18 (32.14%) Calabash
8 15 (26.79%) SpecFlow
9 14 (25.00%) JBehave
9 14 (25.00%) JUnit
10 12 (21.43%) Gatling
10 12 (21.43%) TeamCity
11 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
14 4 (7.14%) Robot Framework
15 2 (3.57%) CasperJS
15 2 (3.57%) Concordion
15 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (5.36%) Advertising
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) REST
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 3 (5.36%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) Behat
5 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) Swagger
6 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Unix
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Test Automation
2 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 10 (17.86%) BDD
6 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.29%) DevOps
7 8 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Open Source
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.71%) SDLC
10 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (8.93%) OOP
10 5 (8.93%) TDD
10 5 (8.93%) Test Management
10 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) C#
3 21 (37.50%) Ruby
4 20 (35.71%) SQL
5 19 (33.93%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISEB
1 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Atlassian