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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 53 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.38% 1.78% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 1.82% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 8
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
643 659 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.77% 97.63% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 589 561 519
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram 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 17 January 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 +8 18 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Selenium
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 15 (45.45%) Retail
5 14 (42.42%) QA
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Calabash
8 8 (24.24%) Capybara
8 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (24.24%) Kanban
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (24.24%) Protractor
8 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
10 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) VPN
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Issue Tracking

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 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (24.24%) Calabash
3 8 (24.24%) Capybara
3 8 (24.24%) Protractor
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Appium
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Kanban
5 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (12.12%) Logistics
10 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Information Management
10 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CEH
1 3 (9.09%) GCIH
1 3 (9.09%) GPEN
1 3 (9.09%) GWAPT
1 3 (9.09%) OSCE
1 3 (9.09%) OSCP
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CISMP
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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