The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank - 48 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £36,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Leader
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
401 342 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.16% 95.26% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 315 300 361
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Luton region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Luton

Test Leader
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA