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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 387 393 415
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 56 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -20 16 £37,500 -25.00%
Surrey +9 14 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £50,000 +25.78% 1
Hampshire -5 9 £42,500 -12.82% 7
East Sussex -26 3 £40,000 -2.43%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 - 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (35.54%) Finance
2 39 (32.23%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (30.58%) ISEB
4 35 (28.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (26.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (23.97%) Test Management
6 29 (23.97%) Selenium
7 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
7 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
8 26 (21.49%) QA
8 26 (21.49%) Test Scripting
8 26 (21.49%) ISTQB
9 20 (16.53%) SQL
10 19 (15.70%) Windows
11 18 (14.88%) Test Strategy
12 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.40%) LoadRunner
12 15 (12.40%) TestDirector
12 15 (12.40%) ISO 9001
13 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (11.57%) Oracle
13 14 (11.57%) JUnit
13 14 (11.57%) Software Testing
14 13 (10.74%) Degree
14 13 (10.74%) TestPartner
14 13 (10.74%) SilkPerformer
14 13 (10.74%) jMock
14 13 (10.74%) QALoad
14 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.74%) EasyMock

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.13%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Project
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) FTP
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) IPv6
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) SS7
3 1 (0.83%) GPRS
3 1 (0.83%) GSM
3 1 (0.83%) SDH
3 1 (0.83%) UMTS
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (23.97%) Selenium
3 15 (12.40%) LoadRunner
3 15 (12.40%) TestDirector
4 14 (11.57%) JUnit
5 13 (10.74%) TestPartner
5 13 (10.74%) jMock
5 13 (10.74%) SilkPerformer
5 13 (10.74%) EasyMock
5 13 (10.74%) QALoad
6 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.96%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.13%) JIRA
9 4 (3.31%) WinRunner
9 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.48%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.65%) Maven
11 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (35.54%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) SOAP
3 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.13%) XML
4 4 (3.31%) Web Services
5 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.83%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Open Source
2 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (23.97%) Test Management
3 26 (21.49%) Test Scripting
4 18 (14.88%) Test Strategy
5 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.57%) Software Testing
7 12 (9.92%) Integration Testing
7 12 (9.92%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.26%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 9 (7.44%) CMMI
10 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Software Distribution
11 7 (5.79%) Automation Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Scrum
12 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.96%) Regression Testing
12 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Java
3 4 (3.31%) C#
3 4 (3.31%) VBScript
3 4 (3.31%) VB
4 2 (1.65%) C++
4 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) ISEB
2 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
2 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (21.49%) ISTQB
4 13 (10.74%) Degree
5 11 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.49%) QA
2 15 (12.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.65%) TickIT
3 2 (1.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (32.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.26%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) Primavera
5 2 (1.65%) VMware
5 2 (1.65%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
6 1 (0.83%) Cramer
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.83%) Infovista
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