The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 106 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.086% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.086% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1124 1165 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.56% 94.56% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1032 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £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 Kent

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Kent

Test Leader
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP