The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 217 209 202
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.076% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.080% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
Lead Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5396 5007 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.12% 95.44% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4773 4284 4048
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the West Midlands region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Tester
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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