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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 448 440 433
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
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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
Berkshire -2 4 £58,750 +38.23% 1
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
9 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) CRM
9 2 (10.00%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) CODA
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