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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 63 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.55% 1.11% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.35% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 31
Median salary £37,500 £34,836 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% +7.18%
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
593 594 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.40% 82.16% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 514 506 755
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 June 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 June 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 - 6 £37,500 - 2
Coalville - 2 £33,500 -
Leicester -5 1 £32,500 -6.70%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (44.12%) SQL
1 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (41.18%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) QA
3 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Black-Box Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) ISEB
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
5 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (20.59%) Logistics
7 7 (20.59%) Unix
7 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.59%) MS Office
7 7 (20.59%) High Availability
7 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) C#
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
10 2 (5.88%) 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 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Tester
2 11 (32.35%) Software Manager
3 10 (29.41%) QA Leader
3 10 (29.41%) QA Manager
3 10 (29.41%) Software QA Manager
3 10 (29.41%) Testing Manager
4 9 (26.47%) Analyst
5 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Trainee
6 6 (17.65%) Trainee Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Trainee Test Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) UAT Test Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) UAT Tester
7 5 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
7 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Trainee Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) COM
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Black-Box Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.59%) High Availability
5 7 (20.59%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Document Management
8 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Infor
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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