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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 236 225 270
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 20 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -5 8 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire -11 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -11 4 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Essex -2 2 £47,750 +4.08%
Norfolk +11 1 £29,000 -21.08% 1
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (51.16%) Test Strategy
2 17 (39.53%) QA
2 17 (39.53%) SAP
3 15 (34.88%) ISEB
4 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
5 10 (23.26%) Test Management
6 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
7 8 (18.60%) Degree
7 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
8 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (13.95%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.63%) JIRA
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.63%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.33%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.30%) Zephyr
4 3 (6.98%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.33%) QALoad
6 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.30%) Wiki
4 3 (6.98%) EPoS
5 2 (4.65%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Test Strategy
2 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.26%) Test Management
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.30%) Stress Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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