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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 808 874 934
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 73 100 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.094% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.097% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 49
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 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 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 71 £45,000 - 12
London +37 25 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North West -13 21 £45,000 - 2
City of London +38 14 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Manchester -10 14 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 9 £38,000 -7.87%
West Yorkshire +39 8 £39,000 -25.71%
Leeds +33 8 £39,000 -25.71%
Stockport +4 8 £45,000 - 1
East of England +8 6 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Cheshire +10 5 £42,500 +7.59%
West Midlands +3 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South East +58 3 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Birmingham -6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands -11 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 -
Preston - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire +50 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Reading +35 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £43,500 -5.94%
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £31,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £34,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £34,000 -

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 75 (52.45%) ISEB
2 73 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (47.55%) QA
4 58 (40.56%) ISTQB
5 53 (37.06%) SQL
6 52 (36.36%) Selenium
7 48 (33.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (32.87%) Software Testing
9 43 (30.07%) Finance
10 39 (27.27%) Performance Testing
11 38 (26.57%) C#
11 38 (26.57%) Mentoring
11 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (25.17%) Automated Testing
13 34 (23.78%) Test Automation
14 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
15 29 (20.28%) Test Management
15 29 (20.28%) Relational Database
16 26 (18.18%) Oracle
16 26 (18.18%) Coaching
17 25 (17.48%) WebDriver
18 24 (16.78%) Defect Management
18 24 (16.78%) XML
19 22 (15.38%) Windows
19 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
20 20 (13.99%) Regression Testing
20 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (13.29%) Cucumber
21 19 (13.29%) CRM
21 19 (13.29%) SQL Server

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 9 (6.29%) IIS
2 5 (3.50%) CMS
2 5 (3.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (3.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.19%) MS Office
2 16 (11.19%) MS Project
2 16 (11.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) HTTP
1 5 (3.50%) Wireless
2 4 (2.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) Relational Database
2 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (36.36%) Selenium
2 25 (17.48%) WebDriver
3 19 (13.29%) Cucumber
4 16 (11.19%) JIRA
5 15 (10.49%) JMeter
6 12 (8.39%) SoapUI
6 12 (8.39%) SpecFlow
7 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
8 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.20%) Capybara
9 6 (4.20%) NUnit
9 6 (4.20%) WATIR
10 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.80%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.80%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.10%) JUnit
12 3 (2.10%) TestNG
13 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (30.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Legal
3 2 (1.40%) Games
3 2 (1.40%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.78%) XML
2 10 (6.99%) HTML
3 8 (5.59%) .NET
3 8 (5.59%) SOAP
4 6 (4.20%) Web Services
5 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.40%) DOM
7 2 (1.40%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.40%) HTML5
7 2 (1.40%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.40%) Spring
8 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.70%) J2EE
8 1 (0.70%) RESTful
8 1 (0.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.20%) Blog
4 6 (4.20%) Life Science
5 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.38%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Mac OS X
3 17 (11.89%) Windows 10
3 17 (11.89%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.29%) Linux
5 7 (4.90%) Android
5 7 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 47 (32.87%) Software Testing
4 39 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 38 (26.57%) Mentoring
6 36 (25.17%) Automated Testing
7 34 (23.78%) Test Automation
8 29 (20.28%) Test Management
9 26 (18.18%) Coaching
10 24 (16.78%) Defect Management
11 20 (13.99%) Regression Testing
12 19 (13.29%) CRM
13 17 (11.89%) Case Management
13 17 (11.89%) Defect Tracking
14 16 (11.19%) Agile Testing
14 16 (11.19%) BDD
14 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (10.49%) Load Testing
15 15 (10.49%) Scrum
15 15 (10.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.06%) SQL
2 38 (26.57%) C#
3 15 (10.49%) Java
4 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.50%) Ruby
6 4 (2.80%) C++
7 2 (1.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Python
8 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (52.45%) ISEB
2 58 (40.56%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.80%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.80%) Degree
4 4 (2.80%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.70%) SANS
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (47.55%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
1 17 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) Oracle
3 18 (12.59%) VMware
4 17 (11.89%) HP
5 16 (11.19%) Siebel
5 16 (11.19%) Sun
6 5 (3.50%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.10%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.70%) ATG
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix
9 1 (0.70%) Demandware
9 1 (0.70%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.70%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.70%) hybris
9 1 (0.70%) Infor
9 1 (0.70%) Intel
9 1 (0.70%) Sage
9 1 (0.70%) SAP
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