Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 144 131
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 25 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.23% 0.38% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.39% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 26
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,150 £31,656 £34,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +32.91% +2.60% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 1966 2301 2567
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.91% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1880 1963
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +10.77% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Nottinghamshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Nottinghamshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Nottinghamshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Nottingham +18 24 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Test Leader
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) QA
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Scenario Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
4 13 (52.00%) DevOps
5 11 (44.00%) Unix
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 10 (40.00%) Retail
7 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (32.00%) RESTful
8 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (32.00%) NeoLoad
8 8 (32.00%) JConsole
8 8 (32.00%) VisualVM
8 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
8 8 (32.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (32.00%) JBoss
8 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (32.00%) WSDL
8 8 (32.00%) Cognizant
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Dynatrace
8 8 (32.00%) The Grinder
8 8 (32.00%) PMO

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 8 (32.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) JConsole
2 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (32.00%) NeoLoad
2 8 (32.00%) The Grinder
2 8 (32.00%) VisualVM
3 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Appium
5 3 (12.00%) Calabash
5 3 (12.00%) JMeter
6 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Protractor
7 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
2 8 (32.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) RESTful
1 8 (32.00%) WSDL
2 3 (12.00%) REST
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
1 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scenario Testing
3 13 (52.00%) DevOps
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 1 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) QA
2 8 (32.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cognizant
1 8 (32.00%) Dynatrace
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle