The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 386 409 410
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 62 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 41
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21190 21060 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.98% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17003 17413 19031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Surrey +24 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +6 18 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Hampshire -1 13 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 39 (32.77%) ISEB
3 38 (31.93%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (27.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (26.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (25.21%) Test Management
6 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
6 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
7 28 (23.53%) QA
7 28 (23.53%) Selenium
7 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 21 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 18 (15.13%) SQL
10 17 (14.29%) Windows
10 17 (14.29%) LoadRunner
10 17 (14.29%) Degree
11 16 (13.45%) TestDirector
11 16 (13.45%) JUnit
12 15 (12.61%) Oracle
12 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (12.61%) TestPartner
12 15 (12.61%) SilkPerformer
12 15 (12.61%) jMock
12 15 (12.61%) QALoad
12 15 (12.61%) EasyMock
13 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
13 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 14 (11.76%) ISO 9001
14 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.92%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.84%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.84%) GPRS
3 1 (0.84%) GSM
3 1 (0.84%) SDH
3 1 (0.84%) UMTS
3 1 (0.84%) IPv6
3 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.84%) FTP
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) MPLS
3 1 (0.84%) SS7
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (27.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (23.53%) Selenium
3 17 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 16 (13.45%) TestDirector
4 16 (13.45%) JUnit
5 15 (12.61%) TestPartner
5 15 (12.61%) SilkPerformer
5 15 (12.61%) jMock
5 15 (12.61%) QALoad
5 15 (12.61%) EasyMock
6 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.36%) WinRunner
8 4 (3.36%) JIRA
9 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.68%) Maven
11 1 (0.84%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.84%) Ant
11 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
General
1 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) SOAP
3 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.68%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) JSF
5 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.84%) J2EE
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.20%) Open Source
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) UNIX
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (25.21%) Test Management
3 21 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 13 (10.92%) Software Testing
5 12 (10.08%) Test Strategy
6 11 (9.24%) CMMI
7 10 (8.40%) Performance Testing
7 10 (8.40%) Project Management
8 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.72%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.88%) Software Distribution
10 7 (5.88%) Automation Testing
11 6 (5.04%) QMS
11 6 (5.04%) ITIL
11 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.04%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 10 (8.40%) Java
3 4 (3.36%) C#
4 2 (1.68%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) VBScript
5 1 (0.84%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) ISEB
2 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
2 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
3 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 17 (14.29%) Degree
5 11 (9.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
7 1 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.53%) QA
2 14 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.68%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) vSphere
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (31.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) Primavera
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.84%) Cramer
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) BMC
6 1 (0.84%) Remedy
6 1 (0.84%) Infovista
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter
Surrey
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Salary: From £39,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago