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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 61 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.45% 3.01% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 3.24% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Median salary £25,500 £34,918 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.97% +2.69%
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
378 370 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 84.94% 92.73% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 338 293 357
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,841
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 28 August 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: 4 days ago