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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 69 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 2.92% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.29% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 6
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
607 638 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 88.10% 88.73% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 511 539 460
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 6 £35,000 -
Leicester -27 1 £38,000 +1.33%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (85.71%) QA
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Selenium
4 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
5 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) QMS
8 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) CMS
9 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.14%) PHP
9 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
9 1 (7.14%) WordPress
9 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Time Management
9 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
3 3 (21.43%) QA Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) QMS
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago