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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 238 268 255
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 21
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £53,000 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
6306 7410 7680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.87% 96.80% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 6158 6417
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Hertfordshire +17 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 2 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire +18 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (56.25%) QA
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Management
6 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.75%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) JMeter
6 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
6 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Line Management
8 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2

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 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 6 (18.75%) JMeter
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.13%) TestRail
6 1 (3.13%) The Grinder
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.38%) Fintech
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Management
2 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.13%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.25%) Atmel
6 1 (3.13%) SAP