The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 56
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 0.27% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £32,500 £31,168
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 245 310 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 85.07% 83.78% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1148 1646
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Leicester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA