The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 63 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.70% 0.27% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.29% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Test Leader
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
561 340 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.57% 92.64% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 259
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Watford region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Watford

Test Leader
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle