The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 60 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% 0.86% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.86% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 19
Average salary £27,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £31,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
East Midlands

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
681 694 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.05% 99.28% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 587 551 709
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Tester
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
Coalville - 4 £22,000 - 1
Leicester +1 3 £39,250 +12.14%
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 15 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (31.58%) HP UFT
3 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
4 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Retail
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) .NET
7 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
7 7 (18.42%) CREST Certified
8 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
8 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) C#
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) HP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
1 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 6 (15.79%) Wireless
3 4 (10.53%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) HP UFT
2 10 (26.32%) Selenium
3 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.63%) Behat
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Information Management
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Security Management
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C#
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CREST Certified
2 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.16%) CEH
3 5 (13.16%) GCIH
3 5 (13.16%) GPEN
3 5 (13.16%) GWAPT
3 5 (13.16%) OSCE
3 5 (13.16%) OSCP
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CISM
6 1 (2.63%) CISMP
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik
Coalville, Leicestershire
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