Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 93 70
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.52% 0.35% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.40% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Leicester median annual salary £29,000 £25,500 £34,918
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.73% -26.97% +1.21%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £37,200 £37,750 £39,975
Leicestershire median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £34,836
% change year-on-year -17.14% +0.47% +7.19%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 753 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 89.88% 88.17% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 470 694 631
Leicester median annual salary £37,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,925 £26,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £55,000 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -

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 25 November 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle