The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 73 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.29% 0.13% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £38,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Leader
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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 732 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.48% 96.70% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 567 625 600
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the North East

Test Leader
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £38,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North East region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA