The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 769 787 836
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 68 66 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.068% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.072% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 30
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Lead Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the England region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in England

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in England

Lead Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
London -23 29 £55,000 -4.34% 5
South East -13 17 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West +2 8 £33,000 -40.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 8 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 2 £32,500 +4.00%
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Lead Tester
UK

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) Selenium
2 38 (36.54%) ISEB
3 35 (33.65%) QA
4 30 (28.85%) Java
5 28 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 24 (23.08%) C#
7 23 (22.12%) Automated Testing
8 22 (21.15%) ISTQB
9 21 (20.19%) Scrum
10 18 (17.31%) Regression Testing
10 18 (17.31%) Manual Testing
11 17 (16.35%) WebDriver
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.38%) TDD
12 16 (15.38%) Finance
12 16 (15.38%) Ruby
13 15 (14.42%) Perl
13 15 (14.42%) SQL
13 15 (14.42%) Performance Testing
13 15 (14.42%) Test Automation
14 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
14 14 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (13.46%) BDD
14 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
15 13 (12.50%) SpecFlow
15 13 (12.50%) Functional Testing
16 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
17 11 (10.58%) .NET

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) Node.js
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) LAN
2 4 (3.85%) WAN
2 4 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (36.54%) Selenium
2 17 (16.35%) WebDriver
3 13 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 10 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.62%) Firebug
4 10 (9.62%) Fiddler
4 10 (9.62%) Hudson
5 9 (8.65%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.69%) JIRA
7 7 (6.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.77%) TestComplete
8 6 (5.77%) eggPlant
9 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.85%) FitNesse
10 4 (3.85%) WatiN
10 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.85%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.88%) WebLOAD
11 3 (2.88%) Calabash
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Advertising
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) RESTful
3 5 (4.81%) XML
4 4 (3.85%) HTML
4 4 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) Solaris
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) UNIX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 23 (22.12%) Automated Testing
4 21 (20.19%) Scrum
5 18 (17.31%) Regression Testing
5 18 (17.31%) Manual Testing
6 16 (15.38%) TDD
7 15 (14.42%) Performance Testing
7 15 (14.42%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
8 14 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (13.46%) BDD
8 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
9 13 (12.50%) Functional Testing
10 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.62%) Test Management
11 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) Java
2 24 (23.08%) C#
3 16 (15.38%) Ruby
4 15 (14.42%) Perl
4 15 (14.42%) SQL
5 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.77%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (1.92%) VBScript
8 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) C
9 1 (0.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) VB
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) ISEB
2 22 (21.15%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.62%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) CEH
5 3 (2.88%) MCITP
5 3 (2.88%) CISA
5 3 (2.88%) CISSP
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.88%) CCNA
5 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) GIAC
6 1 (0.96%) GPEN
6 1 (0.96%) OSCP
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.65%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (2.88%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Apple
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
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