The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 400 364 382
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 57 104 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 49 86 98
Median salary £52,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Test Leader
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
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the South East

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Leader
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 Test Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Hampshire +28 35 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Berkshire -11 7 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £46,000 +3.37% 1
Surrey -14 3 £43,750 +2.94% 2
East Sussex +15 2 - - 1
Kent -5 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex -6 2 £43,750 -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 South East region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 92 (63.89%) Selenium
2 77 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (45.83%) Finance
4 64 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 46 (31.94%) Automated Testing
5 46 (31.94%) C#
6 43 (29.86%) QA
6 43 (29.86%) Test Strategy
7 41 (28.47%) Mentoring
7 41 (28.47%) WebDriver
8 32 (22.22%) SQL
9 31 (21.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 29 (20.14%) JUnit
11 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
11 28 (19.44%) Performance Testing
12 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
13 26 (18.06%) ISEB
14 25 (17.36%) Scrum
15 23 (15.97%) Windows
15 23 (15.97%) JIRA
15 23 (15.97%) Social Media
15 23 (15.97%) TestNG
16 22 (15.28%) ISTQB
17 21 (14.58%) HP
18 20 (13.89%) TDD
18 20 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (13.89%) Automation Testing
19 18 (12.50%) Manual Testing
19 18 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
19 18 (12.50%) Cucumber

Test Leader 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 4 (2.78%) WordPress
2 2 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) Mingle
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.78%) Lorenzo
3 2 (1.39%) Primavera
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.08%) 4G
2 3 (2.08%) GPRS
2 3 (2.08%) GSM
2 3 (2.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.08%) UMTS
3 2 (1.39%) DAB
3 2 (1.39%) IPv6
3 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.39%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.69%) 2G
4 1 (0.69%) 3G
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 92 (63.89%) Selenium
2 41 (28.47%) WebDriver
3 29 (20.14%) JUnit
4 23 (15.97%) JIRA
4 23 (15.97%) TestNG
5 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 16 (11.11%) JMeter
7 13 (9.03%) NUnit
8 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (5.56%) FitNesse
11 6 (4.17%) HP UFT
12 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
12 5 (3.47%) JProfiler
12 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.78%) JBehave
13 4 (2.78%) Ranorex
13 4 (2.78%) RSpec
13 4 (2.78%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 66 (45.83%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Publishing
5 6 (4.17%) Games
5 6 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) Middleware
1 8 (5.56%) XML
2 5 (3.47%) .NET
2 5 (3.47%) CSS
2 5 (3.47%) HTML
3 4 (2.78%) Ajax
3 4 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) RESTful
4 3 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (0.69%) Flash
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.97%) Social Media
2 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) PMI
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.78%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.08%) Fintech
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Windows
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 46 (31.94%) Automated Testing
4 43 (29.86%) Test Strategy
5 41 (28.47%) Mentoring
6 31 (21.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (19.44%) Performance Testing
7 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
8 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 25 (17.36%) Scrum
10 20 (13.89%) Automation Testing
10 20 (13.89%) TDD
10 20 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 14 (9.72%) Integration Testing
12 14 (9.72%) SDLC
12 14 (9.72%) SOA
13 13 (9.03%) BDD
13 13 (9.03%) Coaching
14 12 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) C#
2 32 (22.22%) SQL
3 14 (9.72%) Java
4 9 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.25%) Ruby
5 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) ISEB
2 22 (15.28%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.64%) Degree
4 7 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (29.86%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) HL7
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) HP
2 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco
4 2 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
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