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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 55 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.96% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
408 406 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.76% 99.02% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 388 369 319
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (40.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Appium
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) NUnit
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA