The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 88 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £47,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1185 1019 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.41% 96.31% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 866 1024
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
Basildon - 1 £45,500 -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) .NET

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP