The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 167 183 165
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £66,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +12.26%
Test Leader
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
3540 3663 2958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.14% 95.56% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2913 3018 2519
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015. 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
Northamptonshire 0 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) QA
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
7 2 (16.67%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) T-Plan