The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 91 106
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.88% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 8
Median salary - £33,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% +1.17%  

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 1024 1244 1682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.97% 95.62% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1060 1287
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%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Cheshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Cheshire

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region featuring Test Leader 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

Test Leader 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
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago