The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 222 219 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 17 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.019% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 2
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.62%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
5971 5160 4832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.26% 96.90% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4375 4040
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Wolverhampton - 8 £36,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £47,500 -
Solihull - 3 £33,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
3 10 (47.62%) QA
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Games
4 8 (38.10%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
10 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
10 1 (4.76%) Degree
10 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Finance
10 1 (4.76%) .NET
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle
10 1 (4.76%) CSS

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (38.10%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle