The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Kent
Rank 81 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% 0.36% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.37% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Median salary £29,900 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
816 1076 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.14% 97.55% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 628 935 892
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Leader
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) HP
1 13 (72.22%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (38.89%) People Management
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
7 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (27.78%) Statistics
7 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
7 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (22.22%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
2 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) People Management
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
5 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Statistics
5 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
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