The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 393 380 402
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 53 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 37
Average salary £45,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £33,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
20998 20896 20988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.81% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16760 17048 18116
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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 average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 21 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Berkshire +24 13 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Hampshire -15 11 £41,500 -10.27% 3
Surrey +7 9 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +14 8 £40,900 +19.41%
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -6 3 £47,500 +5.55%
East Sussex -10 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 50 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (36.36%) Test Management
3 39 (35.45%) Test Scripting
4 37 (33.64%) ISEB
5 36 (32.73%) Finance
6 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (28.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 30 (27.27%) Windows
8 30 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 28 (25.45%) Selenium
10 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
10 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
11 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (18.18%) TestDirector
12 20 (18.18%) HP
12 20 (18.18%) SQL
12 20 (18.18%) Manual Testing
12 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (17.27%) Performance Testing
13 19 (17.27%) QA
13 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
14 17 (15.45%) Automated Testing
14 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
14 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
15 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
16 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
16 15 (13.64%) Software Testing
16 15 (13.64%) C#
17 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
17 13 (11.82%) WebDriver

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Project
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) IPv6
4 1 (0.91%) CTI
4 1 (0.91%) GPRS
4 1 (0.91%) GSM
4 1 (0.91%) SDH
4 1 (0.91%) UMTS
4 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.91%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.91%) MPLS
4 1 (0.91%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (25.45%) Selenium
3 20 (18.18%) TestDirector
4 13 (11.82%) WebDriver
5 10 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 7 (6.36%) WinRunner
6 7 (6.36%) JIRA
6 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (1.82%) JMeter
10 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.82%) SilkTest
10 2 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.91%) TestNG
11 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 36 (32.73%) Finance
2 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (7.27%) Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) .NET
1 8 (7.27%) XML
2 7 (6.36%) Web Services
3 6 (5.45%) SOAP
4 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.82%) JSP
6 2 (1.82%) HTML
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Replication
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Open Source
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Test Management
2 39 (35.45%) Test Scripting
3 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 19 (17.27%) Performance Testing
6 17 (15.45%) Automated Testing
6 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
7 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 15 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Integration Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Automation Testing
10 10 (9.09%) Software Distribution
10 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.18%) Project Management
12 8 (7.27%) Scrum
13 7 (6.36%) TDD
14 6 (5.45%) Regression Testing
14 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) C#
3 9 (8.18%) Java
4 6 (5.45%) VBScript
4 6 (5.45%) VB
4 6 (5.45%) C
4 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) PHP
5 2 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.64%) ISEB
2 30 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (15.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) Degree
6 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) CCNP
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (7.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) HP
2 9 (8.18%) VMware
3 8 (7.27%) Fujitsu
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) Primavera
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (1.82%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Infovista
7 1 (0.91%) Cramer
7 1 (0.91%) Avaya
7 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.91%) Mitel
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 33k per year + Company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 27 days ago