The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 822 871 858
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 77 55 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 90
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.89%
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
North West +30 21 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire +40 20 £38,000 -10.58% 1
London +38 19 £65,000 +13.04%
South East +17 10 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England +33 4 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -6 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Lead Tester
UK

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Lead Tester 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 England region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 79 (52.67%) QA
2 67 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (32.67%) ISEB
4 41 (27.33%) Selenium
4 41 (27.33%) Automated Testing
5 39 (26.00%) Finance
6 38 (25.33%) ISTQB
7 35 (23.33%) SQL
8 33 (22.00%) Mentoring
9 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (17.33%) Java
11 25 (16.67%) Scrum
11 25 (16.67%) Degree
11 25 (16.67%) C#
11 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 24 (16.00%) Software Testing
12 24 (16.00%) Manual Testing
13 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 21 (14.00%) Test Strategy
15 19 (12.67%) Test Automation
16 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
16 18 (12.00%) Automation Testing
17 17 (11.33%) CREST Certified
17 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (11.33%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (11.33%) JMeter
17 17 (11.33%) Windows
18 16 (10.67%) Regression Testing
18 16 (10.67%) WebDriver

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (2.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) Firewall
1 15 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (27.33%) Selenium
2 17 (11.33%) JMeter
3 16 (10.67%) WebDriver
4 13 (8.67%) JIRA
5 12 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.33%) NUnit
7 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.00%) LoadRunner
9 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.00%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.33%) Gradle
12 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.33%) JUnit
12 2 (1.33%) LoadUI
12 2 (1.33%) TestNG
13 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 39 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Games
3 5 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) .NET
2 13 (8.67%) Web Services
3 12 (8.00%) XML
4 10 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.00%) CSS
5 3 (2.00%) HTML
5 3 (2.00%) SOAP
6 2 (1.33%) DOM
6 2 (1.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.67%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.00%) PMI
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Wiki
5 2 (1.33%) Blog
5 2 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Windows
2 13 (8.67%) Mac OS X
2 13 (8.67%) Windows 10
2 13 (8.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.67%) Android
3 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.33%) Automated Testing
3 33 (22.00%) Mentoring
4 25 (16.67%) Scrum
5 24 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 24 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (14.00%) Test Strategy
8 19 (12.67%) Test Automation
9 18 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 17 (11.33%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (10.67%) Integration Testing
11 16 (10.67%) Regression Testing
11 16 (10.67%) Test Scripting
12 15 (10.00%) BDD
12 15 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (10.00%) Functional Testing
13 12 (8.00%) Case Management
13 12 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.33%) SQL
2 26 (17.33%) Java
3 25 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (5.33%) Groovy
5 6 (4.00%) VB
6 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.67%) C++
8 3 (2.00%) Ruby
9 2 (1.33%) VBA
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (32.67%) ISEB
2 38 (25.33%) ISTQB
3 25 (16.67%) Degree
4 17 (11.33%) CREST Certified
5 15 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
6 6 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CEH
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (52.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Active Directory
1 13 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.67%) Nessus
3 1 (0.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) VMware
3 11 (7.33%) HP
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.00%) Telerik
6 2 (1.33%) Citrix
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