The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 242 230 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.33% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,954 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the North West

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Leader
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 6 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
Cheshire -5 2 - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
7 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) System Testing
8 5 (15.15%) EasyMock
8 5 (15.15%) QALoad
8 5 (15.15%) jMock
8 5 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
8 5 (15.15%) JUnit
8 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (15.15%) CMMI
8 5 (15.15%) TestPartner
8 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.12%) QMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) EasyMock
2 5 (15.15%) QALoad
2 5 (15.15%) jMock
2 5 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 5 (15.15%) TestPartner
2 5 (15.15%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
2 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.15%) System Testing
4 5 (15.15%) CMMI
4 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) QMS
6 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) ISEB
4 3 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago