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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 353 392 367
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 85 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 24 59
Average salary £42,500 £47,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% +20.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,125 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Surrey +18 35 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Berkshire +23 27 £47,000 -32.85% 3
Hampshire -15 10 £41,250 -2.94% 2
East Sussex -20 4 £44,000 -2.02% 4
Oxfordshire +9 3 £32,500 -7.14%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Kent +12 1 - - 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 66 (47.14%) ISEB
2 63 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (36.43%) HP Quality Center
5 46 (32.86%) Finance
6 43 (30.71%) Test Management
7 42 (30.00%) Selenium
7 42 (30.00%) QA
8 35 (25.00%) HP
9 33 (23.57%) SQL
10 31 (22.14%) WebDriver
11 30 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (19.29%) Java
13 26 (18.57%) Test Automation
14 25 (17.86%) Test Scripting
15 23 (16.43%) Performance Testing
16 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
16 22 (15.71%) Software Testing
17 21 (15.00%) Degree
18 20 (14.29%) Waterfall
18 20 (14.29%) C#
19 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
19 19 (13.57%) Telecoms
19 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
20 18 (12.86%) QuickTest Pro
20 18 (12.86%) XML
20 18 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (12.14%) Manual Testing
21 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
22 15 (10.71%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.57%) SDH
3 5 (3.57%) MPLS
4 4 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.71%) GGSN
5 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) CTI
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) RTCP
5 1 (0.71%) RTP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.71%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) MySQL
3 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (30.00%) Selenium
2 31 (22.14%) WebDriver
3 18 (12.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.57%) TestDirector
5 11 (7.86%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 7 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (4.29%) Maven
8 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.57%) TestNG
10 4 (2.86%) Subversion
10 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.86%) JIRA
11 3 (2.14%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.14%) Ant
11 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.14%) WinRunner
11 3 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.29%) Banking
4 11 (7.86%) Retail
5 5 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Front Office
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) XML
2 12 (8.57%) HTML
3 9 (6.43%) CSS
4 6 (4.29%) .NET
5 4 (2.86%) Web Services
6 3 (2.14%) Middleware
7 2 (1.43%) SOAP
7 2 (1.43%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.29%) Replication
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Windows
2 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.71%) Test Management
3 30 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (18.57%) Test Automation
5 25 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 23 (16.43%) Performance Testing
7 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
7 22 (15.71%) Software Testing
8 20 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
10 17 (12.14%) Manual Testing
11 15 (10.71%) Scrum
12 13 (9.29%) Automation Testing
12 13 (9.29%) Line Management
13 12 (8.57%) People Management
13 12 (8.57%) Integration Testing
14 11 (7.86%) Performance Management
15 10 (7.14%) TDD
15 10 (7.14%) V-Model
15 10 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.57%) SQL
2 27 (19.29%) Java
3 20 (14.29%) C#
4 8 (5.71%) C
5 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.14%) XPath
8 2 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (47.14%) ISEB
2 63 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (15.00%) Degree
4 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (5.71%) VCP4
8 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (36.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.57%) Netcool
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) HP
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) VMware
5 6 (4.29%) Remedy
5 6 (4.29%) Fujitsu
6 5 (3.57%) Infovista
6 5 (3.57%) Cramer
7 2 (1.43%) Telelogic
7 2 (1.43%) Mitel
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.71%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.71%) Avaya
8 1 (0.71%) Empirix
8 1 (0.71%) Capita
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: including excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago