The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 134 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2098 1933 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1549 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Borehamwood - 7 £40,000 -
Watford +2 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Harpenden - 1 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
5 9 (52.94%) ISEB
5 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 9 (52.94%) JIRA
6 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 8 (47.06%) SOAP
6 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
7 6 (35.29%) CRM
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
8 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) JMeter
8 5 (29.41%) BDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) Appium
4 5 (29.41%) JMeter
4 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
7 1 (5.88%) MSTest
7 1 (5.88%) NCover
7 1 (5.88%) NCrunch
7 1 (5.88%) NUnit
7 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 5 (29.41%) REST
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Ninject
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Test Management
9 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 8583
2 3 (17.65%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle