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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 79 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.89% 1.09% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Median salary £47,500 £35,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.86% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
772 1083 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.22% 98.37% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 667 966 1020
Median salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chatham - 3 £47,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) People Management
3 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
5 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
5 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (16.67%) System Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (8.33%) Coaching

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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) People Management
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
4 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft