The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 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 / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.35% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £75,000 - -
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 North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 556 750 754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 97.37% 94.70% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 489 680 650
Median salary £37,062 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in the North East

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in the North East

Test Leader
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Durham - 2 £75,000 -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) People Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) SAP Certification
3 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management

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

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) People Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Programme Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft