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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 48 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.23% 1.25% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 1.26% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 4
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
401 396 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.75% 99.00% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 389 354 318
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leicester

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
2 17 (80.95%) Selenium
3 11 (52.38%) QA
4 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
5 9 (42.86%) Retail
6 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Protractor
7 7 (33.33%) Calabash
7 7 (33.33%) Capybara
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 7 (33.33%) C#
7 7 (33.33%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) CMS
8 2 (9.52%) SAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (33.33%) Calabash
3 7 (33.33%) Capybara
3 7 (33.33%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (38.10%) Kanban
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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