The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank - 245 231
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.068% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.070% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Median salary - £48,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5369 5725 5979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.10% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4535 4825 4922
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South West region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall