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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 47 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.56% 0.23% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.28% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Median salary £37,500 £22,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £22,500 £38,250
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
269 355 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 84.06% 81.42% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 221 293 451
Median salary £43,835 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Logistics
3 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (50.00%) High Availability
3 9 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) Case Management
6 3 (16.67%) Yammer
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
1 3 (16.67%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (50.00%) High Availability
1 9 (50.00%) Logistics
1 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) BDD
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Case Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Document Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Infor
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (16.67%) SAP