The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 122 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £35,750 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Test Leader
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2048 2358 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.88% 95.12% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1974 2302
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Cambridgeshire region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 4 £35,750 -
Cambridge +18 2 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title 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 with Test Leader in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title 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 with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware