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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / South East
Rank 322 363 390
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 75 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 60
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,470 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.43%

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
14390 18609 19794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.76% 96.74% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11930 15826 16062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +52 24 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Sussex +14 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -13 10 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Kent +16 8 £29,900 -0.33%
Surrey +28 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Sussex +19 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £60,000 +1.95%
Oxfordshire +21 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 62 (45.93%) HP
2 53 (39.26%) Test Strategy
3 47 (34.81%) Test Scripting
4 44 (32.59%) Software Testing
5 38 (28.15%) ISTQB
6 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (23.70%) Finance
7 32 (23.70%) ISEB
8 30 (22.22%) SDLC
9 29 (21.48%) SQL
10 26 (19.26%) SAP
11 25 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
12 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
13 23 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (15.56%) SC Cleared
14 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (14.07%) JIRA
16 19 (14.07%) QA
16 19 (14.07%) Selenium
17 18 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
17 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 17 (12.59%) Release Management
18 17 (12.59%) HP UFT
19 15 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
20 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
20 13 (9.63%) Test Management
20 13 (9.63%) Regression Testing

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 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS Office
2 10 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Primavera
1 3 (2.22%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.22%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.22%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (2.22%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.22%) SAP PP
1 3 (2.22%) SAP PS
1 3 (2.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.48%) ATM
2 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.74%) CTI
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) VoIP
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.07%) JIRA
2 19 (14.07%) Selenium
3 17 (12.59%) HP UFT
4 10 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.93%) JMeter
6 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.22%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.74%) SilkTest
General
1 32 (23.70%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Electronics
3 6 (4.44%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) XML
2 2 (1.48%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Statistics
4 4 (2.96%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) APACS
7 1 (0.74%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.74%) EFT
7 1 (0.74%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.74%) EMV
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.26%) Test Strategy
2 47 (34.81%) Test Scripting
3 44 (32.59%) Software Testing
4 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (22.22%) SDLC
6 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 18 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (12.59%) Release Management
11 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.63%) Regression Testing
11 13 (9.63%) Test Management
11 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
12 12 (8.89%) Defect Management
12 12 (8.89%) Manual Testing
12 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
13 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.48%) SQL
2 8 (5.93%) Java
3 7 (5.19%) Python
4 3 (2.22%) C
4 3 (2.22%) C++
4 3 (2.22%) Embedded C
4 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (28.15%) ISTQB
2 32 (23.70%) ISEB
3 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 21 (15.56%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (5.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (4.44%) Degree
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (45.93%) HP
2 26 (19.26%) SAP
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.93%) Oracle
5 7 (5.19%) EMC
6 5 (3.70%) Ariba
7 2 (1.48%) Capita
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.74%) Cubic Transportation
8 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.74%) Elavon
8 1 (0.74%) FIS
8 1 (0.74%) Hypercom
8 1 (0.74%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.74%) Thales
8 1 (0.74%) TSYS
8 1 (0.74%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.74%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.74%) WorldPay
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits, progression
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago