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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 0.71% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.84% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £39,500 £27,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.29% -32.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
362 359 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 90.05% 85.07% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 346 318 276
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £73,250
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 3 December 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 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA

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