The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank - 185 180
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.025% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.026% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
Lead Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3550 3842 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.87% 94.82% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 3314 2972
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Hampshire region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Lead Tester
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle