The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 88 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.43% 0.078% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.081% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 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
(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
Colchester - 14 £55,000 -
Brentwood +5 3 £55,000 - 1
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) HP UFT
2 14 (82.35%) LoadRunner
2 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
2 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
3 11 (64.71%) Test Management
4 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
5 7 (41.18%) Service Management
6 6 (35.29%) SAP
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) Law
6 6 (35.29%) Legal
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (11.76%) QA
10 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
10 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Line Management
10 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
11 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.88%) Degree

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) HP UFT
2 14 (82.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (35.29%) Law
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
1 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
2 11 (64.71%) Test Management
3 7 (41.18%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 6 days ago