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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 214 256 243
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 31 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 17
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,800 £33,920
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5973 6968 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 96.03% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 5921 5977
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +28 18 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £55,000 +18.27%
Essex - 2 £54,347 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (40.48%) Java
4 15 (35.71%) Python
4 15 (35.71%) QA
5 14 (33.33%) Selenium
5 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 14 (33.33%) HP
5 14 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 14 (33.33%) Oracle
5 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (26.19%) Perl
7 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Scrum
9 7 (16.67%) AWK
9 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (16.67%) Release Management
10 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) Robot Framework
3 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Ranorex
4 4 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Release Management
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) API Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Defect Management
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 15 (35.71%) Python
4 11 (26.19%) Perl
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) AWK
6 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.52%) C
7 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.52%) VBScript
8 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) HP
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Atmel
4 1 (2.38%) VocaLink
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