The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 158 143 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 12 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +27.58%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3622 3035 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.59% 95.41% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 2584 2845
Average salary £37,500 £36,375 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Leader
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 Test Leader within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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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 -3 6 £35,000 -2.09%
Derbyshire -9 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) QA
3 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Introscope
7 1 (5.88%) JMeter
7 1 (5.88%) NUnit
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) JUnit
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.88%) SAP

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.88%) RIA
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
1 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos