The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 69 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.35% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 348 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.35% 98.03% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 490 307 357
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Tester
Leicestershire

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft