Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 103 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.89% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.00% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 15
Leicestershire median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £34,836
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +0.47% +7.19%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £37,200 £46,150 £39,000
East Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +4.48%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 813 1295 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.85% 89.00% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1129 978
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,700 £21,780
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Leicestershire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +26 3 £29,000 +13.73% 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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