Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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

Lead Tester
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 - 155
Rank change year-on-year - +155 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.42% - 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £36,250
90th Percentile £46,375 - £38,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -28.00% +51.52% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,607 1,645 2,041
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.48% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,317 1,333 1,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Lead Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Lead Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Tester in Gloucestershire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Lead Tester in Gloucestershire

Lead Tester
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Cheltenham - 6 £40,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Tester
South West

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Lead Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Fintech
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Data Management
3 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Lead Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Data Management
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared