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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 393 365 363
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 54 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 72
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 20 £42,500 - 5
Surrey -16 15 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Berkshire -7 5 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire -13 4 £35,000 +2.18%
East Sussex - 2 £44,908 - 1
Kent -22 1 £68,000 +94.28%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (24.71%) Degree
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) ISEB
4 20 (23.53%) QA
5 19 (22.35%) Oracle
6 18 (21.18%) Selenium
6 18 (21.18%) Software Testing
6 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
7 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
7 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (15.29%) EasyMock
8 13 (15.29%) SilkPerformer
8 13 (15.29%) jMock
8 13 (15.29%) QALoad
8 13 (15.29%) TestPartner
8 13 (15.29%) JUnit
8 13 (15.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (15.29%) LoadRunner
9 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
9 11 (12.94%) Test Management
9 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
10 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.59%) CMMI
11 9 (10.59%) Validation
11 9 (10.59%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.18%) SDH
1 1 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Selenium
2 13 (15.29%) EasyMock
2 13 (15.29%) SilkPerformer
2 13 (15.29%) jMock
2 13 (15.29%) QALoad
2 13 (15.29%) TestPartner
2 13 (15.29%) JUnit
2 13 (15.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (15.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.53%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) MSTest
4 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Advertising
5 3 (3.53%) Back Office
5 3 (3.53%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) JSF
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) IPTV
3 2 (2.35%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (21.18%) Software Testing
3 11 (12.94%) Test Management
3 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
4 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.59%) CMMI
5 9 (10.59%) Validation
5 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
7 7 (8.24%) System Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Project Management
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.71%) QMS
9 4 (4.71%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL
10 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Degree
1 21 (24.71%) ISEB
2 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.53%) QA
2 9 (10.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.35%) TickIT
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) HP
3 1 (1.18%) BMC
3 1 (1.18%) Cramer
3 1 (1.18%) Remedy
3 1 (1.18%) Infovista
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Company Car + Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago