The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 244 252 258
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Median salary £55,000 £48,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% +18.29%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5904 7029 7439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.14% 96.05% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4918 5973 6046
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the East of England region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in the East of England

Lead Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £55,000 +13.40%
Essex - 1 - -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Lead Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) VBA
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) V-Model
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle