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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 388 402 386
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 56 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 25
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £37,200 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.29%
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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Hampshire +36 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire +9 16 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Surrey -4 6 £51,500 -17.60% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £32,500 -
West Sussex -8 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 52 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.06%) Finance
3 47 (36.72%) ISEB
4 42 (32.81%) SQL
5 36 (28.13%) ISTQB
6 34 (26.56%) QA
6 34 (26.56%) Selenium
6 34 (26.56%) Test Scripting
7 30 (23.44%) Software Testing
8 27 (21.09%) Performance Testing
8 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
8 27 (21.09%) Test Strategy
9 26 (20.31%) Java
10 25 (19.53%) HP
11 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 24 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (17.19%) HP UFT
12 22 (17.19%) C#
13 20 (15.63%) Scrum
13 20 (15.63%) Test Management
13 20 (15.63%) Mentoring
14 18 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 17 (13.28%) Degree
15 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (12.50%) Automated Testing
17 15 (11.72%) Oracle
17 15 (11.72%) Visual Studio
17 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
17 15 (11.72%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) SDH
2 1 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Selenium
2 24 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (17.19%) HP UFT
4 15 (11.72%) Visual Studio
5 14 (10.94%) WebDriver
5 14 (10.94%) LoadRunner
6 13 (10.16%) JIRA
7 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
8 8 (6.25%) Maven
9 5 (3.91%) Subversion
9 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.91%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.91%) TestDirector
9 5 (3.91%) TestNG
10 4 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (3.13%) JMeter
11 3 (2.34%) Ant
12 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.56%) Firebug
13 1 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 50 (39.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Avionics
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 3 (2.34%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.56%) Local Government
5 2 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) .NET
2 9 (7.03%) Web Services
3 8 (6.25%) XML
4 7 (5.47%) HTML
5 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.34%) CSS
6 3 (2.34%) WCF
7 2 (1.56%) WPF
7 2 (1.56%) SOAP
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.34%) Xbox
5 1 (0.78%) Handset
5 1 (0.78%) AS400
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) UNIX
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) Test Scripting
3 30 (23.44%) Software Testing
4 27 (21.09%) Performance Testing
4 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
4 27 (21.09%) Test Strategy
5 20 (15.63%) Scrum
5 20 (15.63%) Test Management
5 20 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 18 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 15 (11.72%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.38%) Line Management
10 11 (8.59%) Manual Testing
11 10 (7.81%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (7.81%) SDLC
11 10 (7.81%) Migration
12 9 (7.03%) Project Management
12 9 (7.03%) System Testing
13 8 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 26 (20.31%) Java
3 22 (17.19%) C#
4 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.91%) XPath
6 4 (3.13%) C
6 4 (3.13%) VBScript
7 3 (2.34%) VB
7 3 (2.34%) Python
8 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) ISEB
2 36 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.28%) Degree
4 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.56%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Nessus
2 1 (0.78%) Nmap
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) HP
2 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.72%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) SAP
5 8 (6.25%) IBM
6 6 (4.69%) Capita
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix
7 4 (3.13%) Telelogic
8 2 (1.56%) Cognos
9 1 (0.78%) FatWire
9 1 (0.78%) Cramer
9 1 (0.78%) Remedy
9 1 (0.78%) Infovista
9 1 (0.78%) hybris
9 1 (0.78%) Coverity
9 1 (0.78%) T-Plan
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: €90000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago