The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 95 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.18% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £62,500 - £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Test Leader
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1023 1193 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 93.17% 95.59% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 832 893 1013
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Essex region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Essex

Test Leader
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Brentwood - 1 £62,500 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Test Leader 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 Essex region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Wealth Management
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Line Management
5 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) Law
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (9.09%) OO
8 1 (9.09%) JBoss
8 1 (9.09%) Swing
8 1 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Wealth Management
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP