The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 62 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.60% 2.64% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
938 660 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.61% 96.92% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 822 586 692
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
East Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Leicester +6 12 £62,500 +163.15% 1
Lutterworth - 11 £32,500 -
Loughborough -5 1 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Tester
East Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) VoIP
2 21 (43.75%) CISSP
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
2 21 (43.75%) Wireless
2 21 (43.75%) CEH
2 21 (43.75%) CISMP
2 21 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Security Testing
2 21 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 19 (39.58%) Open Source
3 19 (39.58%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (39.58%) GPEN
3 19 (39.58%) OSCP
3 19 (39.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (39.58%) GIAC
3 19 (39.58%) Objective-C
3 19 (39.58%) VPN
3 19 (39.58%) PHP
3 19 (39.58%) C
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) Degree
4 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Information Management
6 15 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) Windows XP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) VoIP
1 21 (43.75%) Firewall
1 21 (43.75%) Wireless
2 19 (39.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Mocha
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Open Source
2 15 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows Vista
1 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
1 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Software Testing
1 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
1 21 (43.75%) Security Testing
2 19 (39.58%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (39.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Information Management
5 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Security Management
8 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Objective-C
1 19 (39.58%) PHP
1 19 (39.58%) C
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CISSP
1 21 (43.75%) CEH
1 21 (43.75%) CISMP
2 19 (39.58%) GPEN
2 19 (39.58%) OSCP
2 19 (39.58%) GIAC
3 18 (37.50%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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