The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / East of England
Rank 219 235 240
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 23 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 21
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
5575 6896 7103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.29% 96.61% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4541 5576 5763
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Leader
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 Test Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +13 12 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Bedfordshire +24 4 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Essex +8 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £55,000 +42.85%
Suffolk +23 1 £37,500 +35.13% 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Test Leader 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 Test Leader in the job title.

1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) QA
3 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 19 (31.67%) Selenium
4 19 (31.67%) SQL
5 17 (28.33%) ISEB
5 17 (28.33%) LoadRunner
5 17 (28.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (26.67%) Python
7 14 (23.33%) Finance
7 14 (23.33%) Test Strategy
8 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
9 12 (20.00%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) Perl
10 11 (18.33%) Performance Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Test Management
11 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 10 (16.67%) Legal
11 10 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 10 (16.67%) Oracle
11 10 (16.67%) HP
11 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 9 (15.00%) Test Planning
12 9 (15.00%) Linux
13 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
13 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.33%) TDD
13 8 (13.33%) HP UFT

Test Leader 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
1 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Selenium
2 17 (28.33%) LoadRunner
3 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 8 (13.33%) Robot Framework
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (3.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) JBehave
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) JMeter
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Testopia
6 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.67%) NUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Legal
3 7 (11.67%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (3.33%) Fintech
2 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.33%) Test Strategy
5 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.33%) Performance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Test Management
8 9 (15.00%) Test Planning
9 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.67%) Scrum
10 7 (11.67%) Security Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Python
3 12 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (11.67%) AWK
4 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.33%) C
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (28.33%) ISEB
3 7 (11.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) HP
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
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Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lowestoft
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago