The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 9 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 3.03% - 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 75.76% 87.88% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 30
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Sage
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Sage 200
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Sage CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (28.57%) TDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Sage 200
1 3 (42.86%) Sage CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) QA Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
1 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
3 1 (14.29%) VMware