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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.46% 1.24% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.35% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £25,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.65% +3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
379 371 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.13% 92.06% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 343 297 320
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + flexibility
Posted: 2 days ago