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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 231 222 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% 0.056% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Solihull - 2 £34,250 -
Warwickshire -5 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Lead Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 15 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (44.44%) Games
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
5 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.11%) LoadUI
7 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking

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 2 (11.11%) LoadUI
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (44.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 15 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Intel