The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 72 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
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
818 635 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.27% 96.95% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 590 538 640
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 the North East

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 - 2
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare + Living Costs
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Health Care + Flexi Time
Posted: 3 days ago