The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 179 163 198
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Test Leader
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
3641 3126 4038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.29% 96.39% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 2619 3505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Hampshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 4 £46,250 -
Southampton 0 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Fareham - 1 £38,000 -
Petersfield - 1 £33,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
4 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
6 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
8 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) ISEB
9 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) HP
10 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Test Management
10 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (14.29%) Java
11 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 3 (14.29%) QA
11 3 (14.29%) System Testing
11 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 2 (9.52%) HTML

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) CTI
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 2 (9.52%) SilkTest
5 2 (9.52%) JMeter
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (9.52%) TestNG
6 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Behat
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel