The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 50 55
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 2.21% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.49% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Median salary - £34,836 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.45%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
354 362 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.49% 88.94% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 311 293 422
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £54,841
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Logistics
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle