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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 117 149 141
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 20 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +33.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £40,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1977 2281 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.10% 96.45% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1971 1858
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £50,000 +5.26%
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 30 September 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) HP
2 16 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 16 (72.73%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 16 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Python
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
6 9 (40.91%) AWK
6 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
7 8 (36.36%) Test Planning
8 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (31.82%) Release Management
8 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
8 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (22.73%) Selenium
10 4 (18.18%) VBScript
10 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) QA
12 2 (9.09%) JIRA
12 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 2 (9.09%) ISTQB

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 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Release Management
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Python
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
5 9 (40.91%) AWK
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
6 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) HP
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VocaLink