The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Test Lead
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 174 179
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £38,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2595 3212 3678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.94% 97.69% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2610 3054
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in the East Midlands

Test Leader
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +13 10 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) QA
2 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
5 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) RESTful
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Retail
7 7 (20.00%) Selenium
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) Test Management
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) SaaS
9 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
10 4 (11.43%) NeoLoad
10 4 (11.43%) JConsole
10 4 (11.43%) VisualVM
10 4 (11.43%) Docker
10 4 (11.43%) DevOps
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) JConsole
3 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.43%) NeoLoad
3 4 (11.43%) The Grinder
3 4 (11.43%) VisualVM
4 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) RESTful
2 4 (11.43%) WSDL
3 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
3 9 (25.71%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Test Management
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) OOP
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
1 4 (11.43%) Dynatrace
1 4 (11.43%) Google
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
Nottingham
Experian
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago