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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 156 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.042% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) HP