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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 139 117 155
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
2243 1888 2974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.45% 95.50% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1544 2423
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,808 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 October 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
Watford -6 4 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (55.56%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) People Management
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix