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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 817 891 867
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 84 51 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.049% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.051% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 71 48 89
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +42 26 £62,500 +25.00% 1
South East +52 15 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands -10 15 £36,000 -4.00%
North West +30 13 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Yorkshire +33 10 £70,000 +43.58% 3
East of England +37 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Lead Tester
UK

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 77 (59.23%) QA
2 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.54%) Selenium
4 39 (30.00%) ISEB
5 38 (29.23%) Automated Testing
6 34 (26.15%) Finance
7 29 (22.31%) SQL
8 27 (20.77%) ISTQB
8 27 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (19.23%) Degree
10 24 (18.46%) Mentoring
11 23 (17.69%) Java
12 22 (16.92%) Scrum
13 21 (16.15%) Test Strategy
13 21 (16.15%) Manual Testing
14 20 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (14.62%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
16 18 (13.85%) Software Testing
17 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
17 17 (13.08%) WebDriver
18 16 (12.31%) Integration Testing
18 16 (12.31%) Regression Testing
19 15 (11.54%) JMeter
19 15 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
19 15 (11.54%) BDD
19 15 (11.54%) CREST Certified
20 14 (10.77%) Cucumber
20 14 (10.77%) Automation Testing
20 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure

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 (2.31%) Confluence
2 2 (1.54%) IIS
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) Firewall
1 13 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.77%) SAN
3 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (31.54%) Selenium
2 17 (13.08%) WebDriver
3 15 (11.54%) JMeter
4 14 (10.77%) Cucumber
5 11 (8.46%) JIRA
6 9 (6.92%) LoadRunner
6 9 (6.92%) NUnit
7 8 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.62%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.31%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.54%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.54%) JUnit
10 2 (1.54%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.77%) AQtime
11 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.77%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
General
1 34 (26.15%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Games
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.31%) Legal
3 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) Gherkin
3 10 (7.69%) Web Services
3 10 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
5 1 (0.77%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.77%) CSS
5 1 (0.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.62%) PMI
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Wiki
6 1 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.77%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Windows
2 12 (9.23%) Mac OS X
2 12 (9.23%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.31%) Android
4 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) Automated Testing
3 24 (18.46%) Mentoring
4 22 (16.92%) Scrum
5 21 (16.15%) Manual Testing
5 21 (16.15%) Test Strategy
6 20 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (13.85%) Software Testing
8 17 (13.08%) Test Automation
9 16 (12.31%) Integration Testing
9 16 (12.31%) Regression Testing
10 15 (11.54%) BDD
10 15 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (10.77%) Automation Testing
12 13 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (9.23%) Functional Testing
13 12 (9.23%) Test Scripting
14 11 (8.46%) Waterfall
15 10 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.31%) SQL
2 23 (17.69%) Java
3 14 (10.77%) C#
4 8 (6.15%) Groovy
5 6 (4.62%) VB
6 4 (3.08%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) C++
7 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.54%) Python
7 2 (1.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (30.00%) ISEB
2 27 (20.77%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.23%) Degree
4 15 (11.54%) CREST Certified
5 13 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
6 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CEH
8 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (59.23%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.77%) Nessus
3 1 (0.77%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) VMware
3 11 (8.46%) HP
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) Telerik
6 2 (1.54%) Citrix
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