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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 180 169 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.096% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% -34.48%
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
3636 3137 4023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.81% 96.02% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3144 2621 3411
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Southampton +6 3 £36,250 -23.68%
Winchester - 2 £47,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
4 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 5 (26.32%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (21.05%) Test Management
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) SilkTest
4 2 (10.53%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (10.53%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) System Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Feature Driven Development
9 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.26%) Data Management
9 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Mitel
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya