The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Tester
UK
Rank 783 889 867
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 62 58 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.058% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.060% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 60
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Tester
Salary Trend

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 60 £46,000 +2.22% 10
London +53 19 £47,500 -13.63% 4
West Midlands +8 11 £52,500 +40.00% 2
North West -19 11 £45,000 - 1
City of London +40 10 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Manchester -28 8 £45,000 - 1
South East +64 6 £43,750 -32.69% 1
East of England - 6 £43,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +33 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Leeds +26 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire +25 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stockport +5 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Warwick - 4 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £42,500 -
Norwich - 3 £31,000 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £31,000 - 1
West Sussex +11 2 £53,750 +19.44%
East Midlands +9 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 -
Oxford - 2 £35,000 -
Preston - 2 £47,500 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire +46 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Reading +44 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Scotland +24 1 - -
Cheshire +12 1 £42,500 +7.59%
Edinburgh +7 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £55,000 - 1

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 67 (51.94%) QA
2 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (46.51%) ISEB
4 57 (44.19%) Selenium
5 49 (37.98%) SQL
6 46 (35.66%) Software Testing
7 45 (34.88%) ISTQB
8 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (32.56%) Finance
10 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
10 33 (25.58%) Mentoring
10 33 (25.58%) Performance Testing
11 30 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
12 29 (22.48%) Test Management
12 29 (22.48%) Automated Testing
13 25 (19.38%) WebDriver
13 25 (19.38%) C#
13 25 (19.38%) Oracle
14 24 (18.60%) Regression Testing
14 24 (18.60%) Defect Management
15 23 (17.83%) Coaching
16 21 (16.28%) XML
16 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
17 20 (15.50%) CRM
18 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.73%) Agile Testing
19 18 (13.95%) BDD
20 17 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
20 17 (13.18%) SDLC

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.88%) CMS
1 5 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (3.88%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.10%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Office
1 16 (12.40%) MS Project
1 16 (12.40%) MS Visio
2 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.40%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (44.19%) Selenium
2 25 (19.38%) WebDriver
3 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 16 (12.40%) JIRA
5 14 (10.85%) SoapUI
6 13 (10.08%) SpecFlow
7 12 (9.30%) JMeter
8 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
8 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
9 7 (5.43%) Capybara
10 6 (4.65%) WATIR
11 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
11 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.55%) Appium
13 2 (1.55%) eggPlant
13 2 (1.55%) JUnit
13 2 (1.55%) Ranorex
13 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (32.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Law
3 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) XML
2 12 (9.30%) SOAP
3 8 (6.20%) HTML
4 6 (4.65%) .NET
5 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.55%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.55%) HTML5
6 2 (1.55%) Web Services
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) RESTful
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
7 1 (0.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.88%) Blog
4 5 (3.88%) Life Science
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Mac OS X
3 12 (9.30%) Windows 10
3 12 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.43%) Linux
5 5 (3.88%) Android
5 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.66%) Software Testing
3 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (25.58%) Mentoring
4 33 (25.58%) Performance Testing
4 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 29 (22.48%) Automated Testing
5 29 (22.48%) Test Management
6 24 (18.60%) Defect Management
6 24 (18.60%) Regression Testing
7 23 (17.83%) Coaching
8 20 (15.50%) CRM
9 19 (14.73%) Agile Testing
10 18 (13.95%) BDD
11 17 (13.18%) SDLC
12 16 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (10.08%) Automation Testing
13 13 (10.08%) Defect Tracking
13 13 (10.08%) Test Strategy
14 12 (9.30%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.98%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) C#
3 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.53%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (46.51%) ISEB
2 45 (34.88%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SANS
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (51.94%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Oracle
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.18%) HP
4 16 (12.40%) Siebel
4 16 (12.40%) Sun
5 12 (9.30%) VMware
6 5 (3.88%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.33%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.78%) ATG
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) Demandware
9 1 (0.78%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.78%) hybris
9 1 (0.78%) Infor
9 1 (0.78%) Intel
9 1 (0.78%) Sage
9 1 (0.78%) SAP
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