Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Team Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Testing Team Lead
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 348 340
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.047% 0.057% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.059% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 8
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +11.49% -7.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,375 £27,950
90th Percentile £49,250 £49,025 £47,875
England median annual salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.79% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,224 11,923 11,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9,770 10,060 9,730
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in the North West

Test Team Leader
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Test Team Leader in the North West

Test Team Leader
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cheshire -35 4 £45,000 -3.65%
Manchester -3 2 £50,000 +21.21%
Test Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Test Team 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 West region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) PMI
3 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

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

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) WorldPay