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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.058% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
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
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warrington - 1 £32,500 -
Lead Tester
North West

Lead Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) MSTest
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) MSTest
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft