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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 90 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.058% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.060% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
990 1670 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.35% 97.21% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1316 1378
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 £23,450 £24,000 £23,500
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

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 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA