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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 229 236 208
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 35 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.43% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.44% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 29
Average salary £49,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.64% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £41,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Essex +11 15 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 11 £41,500 +10.66%
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £38,500 -3.75%
Suffolk - 2 £27,750 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
1 20 (46.51%) Test Strategy
2 17 (39.53%) Selenium
2 17 (39.53%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) ISEB
2 17 (39.53%) HP UFT
3 16 (37.21%) Test Management
4 15 (34.88%) LoadRunner
4 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) QA
7 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
7 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
8 10 (23.26%) JIRA
9 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) SAP
10 8 (18.60%) SOAP
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Service Management
12 6 (13.95%) TDD
12 6 (13.95%) JMeter
12 6 (13.95%) Law
12 6 (13.95%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) HP UFT
1 17 (39.53%) Selenium
2 15 (34.88%) LoadRunner
3 10 (23.26%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) Appium
4 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.95%) JMeter
5 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.33%) MSTest
7 1 (2.33%) NCover
7 1 (2.33%) NCrunch
7 1 (2.33%) NUnit
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Law
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.63%) REST
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Ninject
4 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
1 20 (46.51%) Test Strategy
2 16 (37.21%) Test Management
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 6 (13.95%) CRM
9 6 (13.95%) DevOps
9 6 (13.95%) TDD
10 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) ABAP
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) ISEB
2 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 8583
2 3 (6.98%) ISO20022
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 3 days ago