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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 67 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 0.71% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.84% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £30,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.25%
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
555 713 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.67% 84.28% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 443 568 460
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 £28,500 £29,750 £26,500
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
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 5 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 +4 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (53.85%) QA
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
1 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Pegasus
5 2 (15.38%) Sage
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) QA Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Pegasus
2 2 (15.38%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 43k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago