The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 28 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 85 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.26% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,875 £44,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 927 868 1159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.37% 97.20% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3317 3120 4684
Median salary £44,500 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% +5.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Nottingham

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Nottingham

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Nottingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Nottingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottingham region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) RESTful
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) SaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
5 5 (29.41%) JConsole
5 5 (29.41%) VisualVM
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Dynatrace
5 5 (29.41%) The Grinder
5 5 (29.41%) PMO
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) JBoss

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JConsole
1 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
1 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) The Grinder
1 5 (29.41%) VisualVM
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) WSDL
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Test Management
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
2 5 (29.41%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cognizant
1 5 (29.41%) Dynatrace
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Google
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