The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 70 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.47% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -
Lead Tester
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 591 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.75% 93.96% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 530 521 326
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Northampton

Lead Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA