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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 141 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.046% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
2091 2242 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.22% 96.60% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1829 1986
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
5 6 (46.15%) CRM
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) Appium
6 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
6 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services

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 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Appium
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
5 1 (7.69%) MSTest
5 1 (7.69%) NCover
5 1 (7.69%) NCrunch
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO 8583
2 3 (23.08%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle