The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 248 238 259
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.43% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 7
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +12.26%
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
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
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 £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 30 March 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 +22 6 £35,750 -31.90%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £29,500 -43.80%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) F#
5 3 (16.67%) Sahi
5 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) WATIR
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) WATIR
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Sahi
1 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
1 3 (16.67%) F#
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware