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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 369 349 393
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 67 118 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.60% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 56
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
17706 19810 21849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.60% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14988 16342 17085
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 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
Hampshire -24 18 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Sussex +11 13 £52,500 +11.70%
Surrey +18 9 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £37,700 +0.53% 1
East Sussex +8 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire -9 6 £48,000 -12.72%
Kent - 3 £51,250 -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (48.18%) Selenium
2 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.77%) Test Automation
4 47 (34.31%) Finance
5 45 (32.85%) Software Testing
6 44 (32.12%) Test Strategy
7 43 (31.39%) WebDriver
8 42 (30.66%) ISTQB
8 42 (30.66%) Automated Testing
9 41 (29.93%) ISEB
10 38 (27.74%) C#
11 33 (24.09%) QA
11 33 (24.09%) Mentoring
12 31 (22.63%) JMeter
13 27 (19.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (19.71%) Unit Testing
14 26 (18.98%) Test Scripting
15 24 (17.52%) Integration Testing
16 22 (16.06%) JUnit
17 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
18 20 (14.60%) TDD
19 19 (13.87%) Degree
19 19 (13.87%) System Integration Testing
20 18 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (13.14%) Manual Testing
21 17 (12.41%) TestNG
21 17 (12.41%) Social Media
21 17 (12.41%) Windows
21 17 (12.41%) HP
22 16 (11.68%) SQL

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 (2.92%) Confluence
1 4 (2.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Project
2 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.38%) Primavera
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) 2G
2 3 (2.19%) 3G
2 3 (2.19%) 4G
2 3 (2.19%) GSM
2 3 (2.19%) UMTS
3 2 (1.46%) ATM
3 2 (1.46%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.46%) ISUP
3 2 (1.46%) LTE
3 2 (1.46%) SCCP
3 2 (1.46%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (1.46%) SS7
3 2 (1.46%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.73%) CTI
4 1 (0.73%) GPRS
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) MySQL
2 2 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (48.18%) Selenium
2 43 (31.39%) WebDriver
3 31 (22.63%) JMeter
4 22 (16.06%) JUnit
5 17 (12.41%) TestNG
6 16 (11.68%) JIRA
7 15 (10.95%) NUnit
8 11 (8.03%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.92%) Ant
9 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.92%) Gradle
9 4 (2.92%) Hudson
9 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.92%) jMock
9 4 (2.92%) Maven
9 4 (2.92%) NSubstitute
10 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.46%) MSTest
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Electronics
3 6 (4.38%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Publishing
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Local Government
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) REST
2 7 (5.11%) XML
3 5 (3.65%) SOAP
4 4 (2.92%) .NET
4 4 (2.92%) Ajax
4 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.92%) Java EE
4 4 (2.92%) JMS
4 4 (2.92%) Spring
4 4 (2.92%) Web Services
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.46%) CGI
5 2 (1.46%) EDI
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) Flash
6 1 (0.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Social Media
2 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.65%) Smartcard
3 4 (2.92%) Fintech
3 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) PMI
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.73%) APACS
6 1 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) EFT
6 1 (0.73%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.73%) EMV
6 1 (0.73%) EPoS
6 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.73%) iSeries
6 1 (0.73%) IVR
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.77%) Test Automation
3 45 (32.85%) Software Testing
4 44 (32.12%) Test Strategy
5 42 (30.66%) Automated Testing
6 33 (24.09%) Mentoring
7 27 (19.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (19.71%) Unit Testing
8 26 (18.98%) Test Scripting
9 24 (17.52%) Integration Testing
10 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
11 20 (14.60%) TDD
12 19 (13.87%) System Integration Testing
13 18 (13.14%) Manual Testing
13 18 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (11.68%) SDLC
15 15 (10.95%) Automation Testing
15 15 (10.95%) Test Planning
16 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (9.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.74%) C#
2 16 (11.68%) SQL
3 10 (7.30%) Java
4 6 (4.38%) C
5 4 (2.92%) C++
5 4 (2.92%) Embedded C
5 4 (2.92%) Embedded C++
5 4 (2.92%) Groovy
6 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (30.66%) ISTQB
2 41 (29.93%) ISEB
3 19 (13.87%) Degree
4 16 (11.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.09%) QA
2 7 (5.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) HP
2 9 (6.57%) EMC
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) Demandware
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.92%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.92%) Rally
5 3 (2.19%) SAP
6 2 (1.46%) Capita
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco
7 1 (0.73%) Elavon
7 1 (0.73%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.73%) Sage
7 1 (0.73%) TSYS
7 1 (0.73%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.73%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.73%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (0.73%) WorldPay
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago