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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 5.45% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
43 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 78.18% 85.71% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 48
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £46,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Loughborough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) QA Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
1 1 (33.33%) Sage