The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 50 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.19% 0.81% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.83% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £62,500 £23,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+163.15% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
536 361 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.81% 97.57% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 473 316 372
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leicester

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (78.26%) VoIP
1 18 (78.26%) CISSP
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
1 18 (78.26%) Wireless
1 18 (78.26%) CEH
1 18 (78.26%) CISMP
1 18 (78.26%) Penetration Testing
1 18 (78.26%) PCI DSS
1 18 (78.26%) Security Testing
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 16 (69.57%) C
3 16 (69.57%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) VPN
3 16 (69.57%) PHP
3 16 (69.57%) GIAC
3 16 (69.57%) Objective-C
3 16 (69.57%) GPEN
3 16 (69.57%) OSCP
3 16 (69.57%) Open Source
3 16 (69.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (69.57%) Information Management
3 16 (69.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) QA
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) VoIP
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
1 18 (78.26%) Wireless
2 16 (69.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Penetration Testing
1 18 (78.26%) Security Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (69.57%) Information Management
2 16 (69.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C
1 16 (69.57%) Java
1 16 (69.57%) PHP
1 16 (69.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) CISSP
1 18 (78.26%) CEH
1 18 (78.26%) CISMP
2 16 (69.57%) GIAC
2 16 (69.57%) GPEN
2 16 (69.57%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
Leicester
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