The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 100 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.078% - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% - 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £41,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Lead Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1226 1769 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.63% 96.51% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1428 1157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Cheshire region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Cheshire

Lead Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (50.00%) Contactless
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Contactless
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft