The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 62 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 1.80% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 703 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.71% 97.23% 99.29%
Number of salaries quoted 572 596 565
Median salary £37,500 £41,543 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.73% +3.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Tester
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Leicestershire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Tester
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -1 13 £30,000 -23.56% 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 19 (65.52%) Scrum
3 13 (44.83%) QA
3 13 (44.83%) Retail
4 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
5 10 (34.48%) Capybara
5 10 (34.48%) Calabash
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (34.48%) Kanban
5 10 (34.48%) Protractor
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Logistics
11 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.34%) CMS
12 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
12 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
12 2 (6.90%) GWAPT

Tester Skill Set
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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 10 (34.48%) Calabash
3 10 (34.48%) Capybara
3 10 (34.48%) Protractor
4 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Appium
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (34.48%) Kanban
4 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Logistics
10 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Time Management
11 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CEH
1 2 (6.90%) GCIH
1 2 (6.90%) GPEN
1 2 (6.90%) GWAPT
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.90%) OSCE
1 2 (6.90%) OSCP
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISMP
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
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