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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 39 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.53% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
341 311 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 85.89% 79.34% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 300 255 380
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) Logistics
3 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) High Availability
3 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) Data Management
6 4 (26.67%) Document Management
6 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Infor
6 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
1 4 (26.67%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) COM
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
1 7 (46.67%) High Availability
1 7 (46.67%) Logistics
1 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Case Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Document Management
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Infor
3 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago