The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 72 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.22% 1.54% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.79% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 28
Median salary £32,500 £34,836 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.70% +7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £27,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 614 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.42% 85.99% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 529 509 725
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 3 £37,500 - 1
Coalville - 2 £18,750 -
Leicester -14 1 £32,500 -6.70% 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 14 (43.75%) SQL
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 11 (34.38%) QA
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Black-Box Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) ISEB
7 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (15.63%) Logistics
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) MS Office
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Unix
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) High Availability
9 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Selenium
10 3 (9.38%) C#
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.25%) Retail
11 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Software Manager
3 10 (31.25%) QA Leader
3 10 (31.25%) QA Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Software QA Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Testing Manager
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) UAT Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) UAT Test Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Software Tester
6 6 (18.75%) Trainee
6 6 (18.75%) Trainee Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Trainee Test Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) UAT Tester
7 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Trainee Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Junior
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 5 (15.63%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) OWASP
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
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