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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 847 851 904
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 75 82 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.080% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.082% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 64
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
92434 99547 107967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78534 82125 88470
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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
London +21 25 £55,250 +0.45% 2
South East +18 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands 0 16 £36,000 +14.28% 1
North West +21 8 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £80,000 - 1
East of England +18 2 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -12 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Lead Tester
UK

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 75 (59.52%) QA
2 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.95%) Finance
4 35 (27.78%) Selenium
5 34 (26.98%) Test Strategy
5 34 (26.98%) Automated Testing
6 30 (23.81%) ISEB
7 29 (23.02%) Java
8 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
10 22 (17.46%) ISTQB
11 21 (16.67%) Degree
11 21 (16.67%) Scrum
11 21 (16.67%) SQL
11 21 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 19 (15.08%) Mentoring
12 19 (15.08%) WebDriver
12 19 (15.08%) Software Testing
13 18 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 17 (13.49%) BDD
14 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
15 16 (12.70%) Functional Testing
16 15 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
16 15 (11.90%) Cucumber
16 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
16 15 (11.90%) JIRA
17 14 (11.11%) HP
17 14 (11.11%) LoadRunner
17 14 (11.11%) Performance Testing
17 14 (11.11%) Automation Testing

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 3 (2.38%) Confluence
1 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) Firewall
1 5 (3.97%) Wireless
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (27.78%) Selenium
2 19 (15.08%) WebDriver
3 15 (11.90%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.90%) JIRA
4 14 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 9 (7.14%) JMeter
6 8 (6.35%) NUnit
7 6 (4.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.17%) YourKit
9 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.38%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.59%) JUnit
10 2 (1.59%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.79%) WATIR
11 1 (0.79%) WebLOAD
General
1 39 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Banking
3 8 (6.35%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) .NET
1 12 (9.52%) XML
2 11 (8.73%) Gherkin
3 9 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (3.17%) JMS
4 4 (3.17%) Middleware
4 4 (3.17%) XML Messaging
5 3 (2.38%) SOAP
6 2 (1.59%) J2EE
6 2 (1.59%) Java EE
7 1 (0.79%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) PMI
5 4 (3.17%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.38%) Wiki
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Contactless
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) EMV
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 11 (8.73%) Mac OS X
2 11 (8.73%) Windows 10
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) Automated Testing
2 34 (26.98%) Test Strategy
3 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
4 21 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 21 (16.67%) Scrum
5 19 (15.08%) Mentoring
5 19 (15.08%) Software Testing
6 18 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 17 (13.49%) BDD
8 16 (12.70%) Functional Testing
9 15 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 14 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 13 (10.32%) Regression Testing
11 13 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (9.52%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.35%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) Java
2 21 (16.67%) SQL
3 13 (10.32%) C#
4 8 (6.35%) Groovy
5 5 (3.97%) VB
6 4 (3.17%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) C++
7 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.59%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) ISEB
2 22 (17.46%) ISTQB
3 21 (16.67%) Degree
4 9 (7.14%) CREST Certified
5 6 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.97%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (1.59%) CEH
7 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CISSP
8 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (59.52%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SDET
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.17%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (3.17%) nmon
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.79%) Nessus
4 1 (0.79%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) HP
3 11 (8.73%) VMware
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.17%) Citrix
5 4 (3.17%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Telerik
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