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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 60 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.49% 2.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.92% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £27,900 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £37,500 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
369 343 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 90.44% 85.11% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 357 302 248
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
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 9 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing

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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA