The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank - - 171
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +21.91%
Lead Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3577 3074 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.39% 95.26% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2631 2663
Average salary £37,500 £36,857 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% -1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Lead Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft