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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 328 359 395
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 79 115 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 54 89 68
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
15695 20925 21297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.03% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13077 17659 16983
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Berkshire +46 23 £55,000 -
West Sussex +39 14 £47,000 -10.47% 1
Surrey +26 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -12 10 £43,750 -16.66% 1
East Sussex +32 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent +9 7 £47,500 +32.86%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £60,000 -1.63%
Oxfordshire +12 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (40.28%) Software Testing
2 52 (36.11%) ISTQB
3 48 (33.33%) HP
4 46 (31.94%) ISEB
4 46 (31.94%) Test Strategy
5 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (25.69%) Test Automation
6 37 (25.69%) Selenium
7 36 (25.00%) Finance
8 31 (21.53%) Test Scripting
9 28 (19.44%) SDLC
10 25 (17.36%) SQL
11 22 (15.28%) Mentoring
12 21 (14.58%) JMeter
13 20 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (13.19%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (13.19%) QA
14 19 (13.19%) JIRA
15 18 (12.50%) Automated Testing
15 18 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
16 17 (11.81%) HP UFT
16 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
17 16 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
18 15 (10.42%) SAP
18 15 (10.42%) Integration Testing
19 14 (9.72%) Manual Testing
19 14 (9.72%) Performance Testing
19 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
19 14 (9.72%) Test Planning

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%) Confluence
1 4 (2.78%) IIS
2 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS Office
3 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Primavera
2 3 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.08%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (2.08%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.08%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.08%) SAP PS
2 3 (2.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.47%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) ATM
2 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.69%) 2G
3 1 (0.69%) 3G
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.69%) CTI
3 1 (0.69%) GSM
3 1 (0.69%) ISUP
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) LTE
3 1 (0.69%) SCCP
3 1 (0.69%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.69%) SS7
3 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.69%) UMTS
3 1 (0.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Selenium
2 21 (14.58%) JMeter
3 19 (13.19%) JIRA
4 17 (11.81%) HP UFT
4 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
5 12 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.64%) LoadRunner
7 9 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.56%) NUnit
9 7 (4.86%) JUnit
10 4 (2.78%) Ant
10 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.78%) Gradle
10 4 (2.78%) Hudson
10 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.78%) jMock
10 4 (2.78%) Maven
11 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.08%) TestNG
11 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Electronics
3 7 (4.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) REST
1 9 (6.25%) Web Services
2 7 (4.86%) XML
3 6 (4.17%) SOAP
4 4 (2.78%) Ajax
4 4 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.78%) Java EE
4 4 (2.78%) JMS
4 4 (2.78%) Spring
4 4 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.39%) HTML
5 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) Smartcard
2 5 (3.47%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.08%) Social Media
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) APACS
6 1 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) EFT
6 1 (0.69%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.69%) EMV
6 1 (0.69%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Linux
1 4 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Software Testing
2 46 (31.94%) Test Strategy
3 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (25.69%) Test Automation
5 31 (21.53%) Test Scripting
6 28 (19.44%) SDLC
7 22 (15.28%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 18 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 16 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (10.42%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.72%) Manual Testing
11 14 (9.72%) Performance Testing
11 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.72%) TDD
11 14 (9.72%) Test Planning
12 13 (9.03%) Defect Management
12 13 (9.03%) Test Management
13 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) Java
3 12 (8.33%) C#
4 7 (4.86%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) C
5 4 (2.78%) C++
5 4 (2.78%) Embedded C
5 4 (2.78%) Embedded C++
5 4 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (36.11%) ISTQB
2 46 (31.94%) ISEB
3 20 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.33%) Degree
6 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (33.33%) HP
2 15 (10.42%) SAP
3 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.94%) EMC
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle
6 5 (3.47%) Ariba
7 4 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (2.08%) Capita
9 2 (1.39%) IBM
9 2 (1.39%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco
10 1 (0.69%) Elavon
10 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.69%) Sage
10 1 (0.69%) TSYS
10 1 (0.69%) VeriFone
10 1 (0.69%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (0.69%) WorldPay
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago