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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 10.81% 10.53% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 12.90% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median 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
67 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 90.54% 81.58% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 31 30
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Loughborough region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Loughborough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough 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:

Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 8 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 8 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 8 (100.00%) Software QA Manager
1 8 (100.00%) Testing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA