The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 241 218 245
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 19 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 +8 8 £37,500 -1.31%
Bedfordshire -4 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -22 4 £44,000 -2.22%
Essex -1 2 £47,750 -13.18%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (46.81%) Test Strategy
2 21 (44.68%) QA
3 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 17 (36.17%) SAP
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
6 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
6 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) SQL
7 10 (21.28%) Test Management
8 9 (19.15%) Degree
8 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
10 7 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (14.89%) JIRA
10 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (12.77%) Zephyr
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (12.77%) Wiki
12 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Finance

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Zephyr
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
5 2 (4.26%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) QALoad
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Local Government
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) Wiki
3 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) EPoS
5 2 (4.26%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Test Strategy
2 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
3 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Test Management
5 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 6 (12.77%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Stress Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.15%) Degree
4 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix