The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 432 453 466
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.053% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.055% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.70%
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
17708 20127 21617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.03% 96.63% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14994 16599 16915
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
East Sussex - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Lead Tester 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 South East region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) QA
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) ISEB
5 9 (42.86%) JMeter
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
6 8 (38.10%) MySQL
6 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) PMI
9 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) C++
9 3 (14.29%) Publishing
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) NUnit
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) AQtime
5 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware