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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 165 165 164
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.39% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
3481 3265 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.08% 95.80% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2928 2799 2576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram 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 22 October 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
(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 -23 5 £40,000 -
Leicestershire +15 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +7 1 - -
Derbyshire -4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (51.85%) QA
2 12 (44.44%) ISEB
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
4 8 (29.63%) SAP
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (14.81%) V-Model
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) Introscope
10 2 (7.41%) JMeter
10 2 (7.41%) CA
10 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (7.41%) Pegasus

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Introscope
2 2 (7.41%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JMS
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.70%) WinForms
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
1 2 (7.41%) RIA
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
1 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
1 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) V-Model
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (7.41%) Pegasus
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle