The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank - 249 240
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.081% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.085% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6909 7058 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.39% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5594 5932 6059
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) TestPartner
3 1 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) QALoad
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) EasyMock

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) TestPartner
3 1 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (25.00%) QALoad
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) RUP
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle