The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 243 284 268
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.012% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.012% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
7172 8230 8295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5880 6832 7215
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 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
Cambridgeshire - 12 £50,000 - 2
Lead Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) C++
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago