The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 46 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 0.23% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.23% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Median salary £32,500 £22,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -62.50%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
317 435 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.06% 99.77% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 250 372 490
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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