The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / East Midlands
Rank 137 160 175
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 23 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
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 £38,800 £33,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £41,000
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 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 2827 3081 3292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.75% 97.35% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2454 2683
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £54,000
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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +14 9 £55,000 - 2
Leicestershire - 9 £38,000 -
Derbyshire +8 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 36 (61.02%) ISTQB
2 29 (49.15%) Mentoring
3 22 (37.29%) QA
4 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
5 16 (27.12%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.86%) BDD
7 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) ISEB
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.17%) System Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Selenium
8 6 (10.17%) SaaS
8 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
8 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.47%) Coaching
9 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
9 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
9 5 (8.47%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) Retail
10 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.78%) SQL
10 4 (6.78%) Windows
10 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Calabash
5 1 (1.69%) Capybara
5 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.69%) Protractor
5 1 (1.69%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.69%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.08%) RESTful
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Mentoring
2 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
3 16 (27.12%) Automated Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) BDD
5 7 (11.86%) TDD
5 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.17%) System Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Coaching
7 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.47%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.78%) Test Management
9 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.86%) ISEB
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) hybris
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
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