The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 231 252 262
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 19 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.19% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.20% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 1
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
Lead Tester
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6060 6537 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.60% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5435 5848
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the North West region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Lead Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Manchester -7 11 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £41,250 -
Merseyside - 1 £38,750 - 1
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Lead Tester 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 West region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 29 (90.63%) ISEB
2 24 (75.00%) QA
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 18 (56.25%) Automated Testing
6 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
7 16 (50.00%) Mac OS X
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (50.00%) Windows 10
8 15 (46.88%) Defect Tracking
8 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
8 15 (46.88%) Case Management
8 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
9 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
11 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
12 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
12 6 (18.75%) C#
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) System Testing
12 6 (18.75%) JIRA
12 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
12 6 (18.75%) User Stories
12 6 (18.75%) Mentoring

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Ranorex
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) DOM
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Case Management
2 15 (46.88%) Defect Tracking
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) System Testing
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) ISEB
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Telerik
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