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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.33% 0.28% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.35% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 26
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.29%
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
539 569 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.70% 79.36% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 454 487 738
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -4 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Coalville - 4 £17,000 -
Leicester +15 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (45.00%) SQL
1 18 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (37.50%) .NET
3 13 (32.50%) QA
4 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) ISEB
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
5 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 9 (22.50%) Unix
7 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (22.50%) MS Office
7 9 (22.50%) Logistics
7 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (22.50%) High Availability
7 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) SDLC
10 5 (12.50%) Retail
11 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
11 4 (10.00%) BDD
11 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
12 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Tester
3 10 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 9 (22.50%) QA Leader
4 9 (22.50%) QA Manager
4 9 (22.50%) Software QA Manager
4 9 (22.50%) Testing Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Trainee
5 6 (15.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Trainee Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) UAT Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) UAT Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Trainee Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) COM
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
4 9 (22.50%) High Availability
4 9 (22.50%) Logistics
4 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Case Management
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Infor
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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