The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 51 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.54% 1.64% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.68% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £36,250 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Tester
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 535 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.64% 97.63% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 317 465 277
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,619 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Tester
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Leicester region.

Tester Salary Trend in Leicester

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) C
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) GIAC
3 7 (63.64%) Objective-C
3 7 (63.64%) CISMP
3 7 (63.64%) GPEN
3 7 (63.64%) OSCP
3 7 (63.64%) Open Source
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Information Management
3 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (63.64%) CEH
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Information Management
2 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
1 7 (63.64%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) GIAC
1 7 (63.64%) CEH
1 7 (63.64%) CISMP
1 7 (63.64%) GPEN
1 7 (63.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
Leicester
Ascent People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago