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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank - 88 73
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £37,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
771 749 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.49% 95.78% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 699 647 640
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft