Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Lead
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 173 181
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +26.44% +4.19%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,375 £37,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,875 £47,850
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +15.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4004 3399 4004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.17% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 2823 3450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Test Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Test Leader in Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Cambridgeshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -30 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Peterborough - 4 £50,000 -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Yammer
4 4 (26.67%) WebEx
4 4 (26.67%) Context-Driven Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Yammer
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WebEx
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Context-Driven Testing
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP