The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 29 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 77
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £40,000 £35,418
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +3.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 701 714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 98.07% 98.73% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 3068 3499
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Test Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Leicestershire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Leicestershire

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) QMS
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA