The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank - 106 126
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Average salary - £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1738 1611 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.60% 94.54% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1317 1931
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Leader
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center