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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 143 120 151
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
2230 1892 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.42% 95.51% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1550 2429
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 22 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 -10 4 - -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 22 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 Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) People Management
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
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%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP