The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 91 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.12% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £33,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% +10.83%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Leader
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
1080 1673 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.83% 97.49% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1374 1467
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 - -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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