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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 163 172 186
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.096% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
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
3048 3035 3531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.16% 97.40% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 2505 2909
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 £54,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -2 2 £50,000 +53.84%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £38,500 - 1
Derbyshire -4 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Java
3 29 (58.00%) QA
4 26 (52.00%) Finance
5 21 (42.00%) Automated Testing
5 21 (42.00%) C#
6 19 (38.00%) Test Planning
7 18 (36.00%) Test Strategy
8 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
8 17 (34.00%) Selenium
9 16 (32.00%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (32.00%) Scrum
10 15 (30.00%) TDD
11 14 (28.00%) SQL
11 14 (28.00%) Agile Testing
12 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
12 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (26.00%) J2EE
12 13 (26.00%) Unix
12 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
12 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
12 13 (26.00%) Java EE
13 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
14 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
14 6 (12.00%) System Testing
15 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
15 5 (10.00%) Line Management
16 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (6.00%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) J2EE
1 13 (26.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Automated Testing
3 19 (38.00%) Test Planning
4 18 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
6 16 (32.00%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (32.00%) Scrum
7 15 (30.00%) TDD
8 14 (28.00%) Agile Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.00%) System Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Line Management
12 3 (6.00%) BDD
12 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Citrix
1 1 (2.00%) JDA
1 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
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