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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 247 261 263
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 19 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 23
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,200 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
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 £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 - 8 £55,000 -
Suffolk +9 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £62,500 +56.25%
Hertfordshire +15 1 - -
Bedfordshire -3 1 - -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
2 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
3 21 (40.38%) QA
4 19 (36.54%) HP UFT
4 19 (36.54%) LoadRunner
5 18 (34.62%) ISTQB
5 18 (34.62%) Test Management
6 16 (30.77%) Selenium
6 16 (30.77%) Java
7 14 (26.92%) Finance
8 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 12 (23.08%) ISEB
10 11 (21.15%) JMeter
10 11 (21.15%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
11 10 (19.23%) SOAP
12 9 (17.31%) Degree
12 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
13 8 (15.38%) JIRA
13 8 (15.38%) HP
14 7 (13.46%) IBM
14 7 (13.46%) Oracle
14 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Service Management
14 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (11.54%) Appium

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) HP UFT
1 19 (36.54%) LoadRunner
2 16 (30.77%) Selenium
3 11 (21.15%) JMeter
4 8 (15.38%) JIRA
5 6 (11.54%) Appium
6 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.85%) LoadUI
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.92%) MSTest
10 1 (1.92%) NCover
10 1 (1.92%) NCrunch
10 1 (1.92%) NUnit
10 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.92%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Law
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) SOAP
2 6 (11.54%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
3 5 (9.62%) REST
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) Ninject
4 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.92%) RESTful
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
2 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
3 18 (34.62%) Test Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 11 (21.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) CRM
10 6 (11.54%) DevOps
10 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
11 5 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.08%) ISEB
3 9 (17.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) ISO 8583
3 3 (5.77%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) HP
2 7 (13.46%) IBM
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) WorldPay
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft