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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 12 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 12.16% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.43% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 90.54% 77.78% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 65 28 30
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £32,500 £29,400
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 24 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 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 9 (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 9 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 9 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Software QA Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Testing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA