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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 167 - 198
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% - 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3084 3034 3473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.10% 97.40% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2399 2504 2857
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Nottinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) QA
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
3 15 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
5 13 (54.17%) TDD
5 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 13 (54.17%) Java EE
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) J2EE
5 13 (54.17%) Unix
5 13 (54.17%) Test Strategy
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
6 10 (41.67%) C#
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (33.33%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 7 (29.17%) Ranorex
9 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
10 3 (12.50%) ISEB
11 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
11 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
1 15 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 8 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (29.17%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) J2EE
1 13 (54.17%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Testing
3 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
3 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 13 (54.17%) Test Strategy
4 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.17%) MSF
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft