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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 73 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.95% 0.56% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.57% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 25
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,655 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
724 698 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.64% 97.76% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 600 569 823
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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
Leicester -1 3 £32,500 +44.44%
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
3 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) QA
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 2 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Scalability Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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