The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 127 126 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.65% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.67% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 3
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +27.69%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
2075 2102 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.69% 97.36% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1776 1925
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Watford - 5 £47,500 -
Harpenden +3 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £49,000 -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) HP
2 16 (64.00%) LoadRunner
2 16 (64.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (64.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Python
4 13 (52.00%) Perl
5 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) AWK
7 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (36.00%) Security Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
9 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (28.00%) Selenium
9 7 (28.00%) Release Management
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (24.00%) QA
11 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
11 4 (16.00%) ISEB
11 4 (16.00%) VBScript
12 3 (12.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (12.00%) SaaS
12 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 16 (64.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
6 7 (28.00%) Release Management
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) High Availability
9 2 (8.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Python
4 13 (52.00%) Perl
5 9 (36.00%) AWK
5 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.00%) VBScript
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) VocaLink
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago