The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 72 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.43% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
675 692 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.88% 99.14% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 588 548 683
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coalville - 2 £27,000 -
Software Tester
East Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Behat
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Behat
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £350000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago