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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank - 70 48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 0.17% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +12.26%
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
528 556 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.36% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 411 442 276
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle