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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 74 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.20% 3.04% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 3.08% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Median salary £34,425 £34,463 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.10% +6.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,950
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
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
735 650 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.13% 98.93% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 625 508 667
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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 -20 2 £28,750 -29.23% 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (46.67%) Retail
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scalability Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) GWAPT
6 2 (13.33%) GPEN
6 2 (13.33%) OSCP
6 2 (13.33%) OSCE
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP

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 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CEH
1 2 (13.33%) CISA
1 2 (13.33%) CISM
1 2 (13.33%) CISMP
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) GCIH
1 2 (13.33%) GPEN
1 2 (13.33%) GWAPT
1 2 (13.33%) OSCE
1 2 (13.33%) OSCP
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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