The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 437 426 421
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.042% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.045% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 19
Average salary £33,500 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.19% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £40,700 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +22.60%
Lead Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the South East region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Lead Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Hampshire -11 2 £26,000 -60.00%
Berkshire -4 1 £40,000 -17.52%
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Telerik
6 3 (15.00%) Behat
6 3 (15.00%) Gherkin

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.00%) Behat
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.00%) EFT
2 1 (5.00%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Telerik
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
Crawley, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago