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 23 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 232 225 229
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 12
Average salary £58,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Manchester -8 8 £59,000 +57.33% 3
Merseyside -1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) QA
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (24.00%) EasyMock
5 6 (24.00%) ISEB
5 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (24.00%) CMMI
5 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (24.00%) JUnit
5 6 (24.00%) TestPartner
5 6 (24.00%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) QALoad
5 6 (24.00%) jMock
5 6 (24.00%) QMS
6 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) jMock
2 6 (24.00%) EasyMock
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (24.00%) TestPartner
2 6 (24.00%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (24.00%) QALoad
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) WATIR
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (24.00%) CMMI
2 6 (24.00%) QMS
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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