The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank - 103 79
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -
Test Leader
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
841 1224 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.67% 99.11% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1045 600
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Brighton

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Firebug
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) RDF

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Firebug
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification