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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 66 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.56% 0.83% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.01% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
537 690 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.85% 81.56% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 425 581 525
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
Loughborough +7 2 £31,250 +13.63% 1
Leicester +28 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) V-Model
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) WordPress
7 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Drupal
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) C

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) V-Model
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago