The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Loughborough region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 2.13% 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 87.23% 70.00% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 49
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
Leicestershire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Loughborough region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Loughborough

Software Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA