The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 61 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.44% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £21,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -4.44%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 388 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.78% 98.48% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 391 305 398
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Leicester region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Software 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 Leicester region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago