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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 242 264 272
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,908
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.36%
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 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
6335 7292 8228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 97.64% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5335 6001 6841
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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
Suffolk +15 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £62,500 +83.82% 1
Essex - 3 £56,250 -
Hertfordshire +15 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 19 (47.50%) QA
2 15 (37.50%) Test Management
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (35.00%) HP UFT
3 14 (35.00%) LoadRunner
4 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (27.50%) Selenium
5 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
5 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Java
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (17.50%) IBM
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 7 (17.50%) JMeter
9 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.50%) SOAP
11 5 (12.50%) ISEB
11 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
11 5 (12.50%) Degree

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 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) HP UFT
1 14 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (27.50%) Selenium
3 7 (17.50%) JMeter
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.00%) Appium
7 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) The Grinder
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Swing
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Test Management
2 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
11 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
11 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.00%) Line Management
11 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
3 3 (7.50%) ISO 8583
3 3 (7.50%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (17.50%) IBM
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) WorldPay
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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Edgar Cowen
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