The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.39% 0.35% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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
487 556 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.02% 97.03% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 396 494 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Test Leader 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 Watford region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) AWK
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) JBehave
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Fintech
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) JBehave
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) AWK
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle