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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 147 141 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.042% 0.13% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.13% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -
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
2267 2255 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.18% 97.11% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 1860 1559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) HP