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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 75 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.63% 2.11% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.32% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 12
Median salary £25,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £28,234 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £37,350 £34,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
687 603 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.18% 90.95% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 588 473 639
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Leicester -16 2 £25,500 -26.97% 2
Coalville - 1 £20,500 -
Loughborough - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
2 10 (52.63%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) Black-Box Testing
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
7 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) QA Leader
1 9 (47.37%) QA Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Software Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Software QA Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Testing Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Trainee
6 2 (10.53%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Trainee Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Trainee Tester
7 1 (5.26%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Black-Box Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + flexibility
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago