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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing 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 Testing
Rank 57 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.56% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.72% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 4
Average salary £34,750 £31,250 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.20% +1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
613 554 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.07% 79.37% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 522 437 593
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing 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
Leicester - 13 £37,500 - 1
Coalville - 2 £17,000 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (26.09%) Logistics
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) SAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
1 4 (17.39%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
4 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Junior
2 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Trainee
5 1 (4.35%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Trainee Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Trainee Tester
5 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) COM
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) High Availability
4 6 (26.09%) Logistics
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Case Management
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) CRM
6 4 (17.39%) Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Document Management
6 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
4 4 (17.39%) Infor
4 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £350000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago