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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 71 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 1.21% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.39% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Median salary £39,500 £25,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.90% -36.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
619 575 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.50% 86.99% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 560 476 491
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 5 £45,000 -
Leicester -8 1 £39,500 +33.89%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) CMS
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) QMS
8 1 (9.09%) WordPress
8 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
4 3 (27.27%) QA Team Leader
5 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) QMS
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA