The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Tester
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 122
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1252 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.01% 95.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1067 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Tester in Cheshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Tester in Cheshire

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB