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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 59 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.23% 1.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £22,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
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
416 565 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.97% 96.91% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 356 498 295
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,265 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + fab benefits + progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi time, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 17 days ago