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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 63 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 3.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 4.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
360 329 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.45% 87.73% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 339 285 262
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 19 February 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 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

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 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA