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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 391 388 411
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 52 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 26
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
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 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +9 16 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Berkshire +7 15 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Surrey +9 11 £38,500 -35.83% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) ISEB
3 52 (38.24%) Finance
4 45 (33.09%) ISTQB
5 44 (32.35%) Selenium
5 44 (32.35%) SQL
6 41 (30.15%) QA
7 36 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 32 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 29 (21.32%) Test Strategy
10 28 (20.59%) Java
11 27 (19.85%) Test Scripting
12 26 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
14 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 23 (16.91%) Degree
15 23 (16.91%) Scrum
16 22 (16.18%) Performance Testing
16 22 (16.18%) HP UFT
16 22 (16.18%) C#
16 22 (16.18%) WebDriver
16 22 (16.18%) Waterfall
17 21 (15.44%) Automated Testing
18 20 (14.71%) HP
18 20 (14.71%) Mentoring
19 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (12.50%) Line Management
21 16 (11.76%) Visual Studio
21 16 (11.76%) XML
22 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) MS Office
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (32.35%) Selenium
2 26 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (16.18%) WebDriver
3 22 (16.18%) HP UFT
4 16 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.56%) Maven
7 11 (8.09%) JIRA
8 8 (5.88%) TestNG
8 8 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.88%) IntelliJ
8 8 (5.88%) Subversion
9 7 (5.15%) LoadRunner
10 6 (4.41%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (3.68%) Ant
12 4 (2.94%) TestDirector
13 3 (2.21%) Firebug
13 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.47%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Retail
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.94%) Avionics
4 3 (2.21%) Games
4 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Automotive
5 2 (1.47%) Billing
5 2 (1.47%) Local Government
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) XML
2 14 (10.29%) HTML
2 14 (10.29%) .NET
3 7 (5.15%) CSS
4 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 3 (2.21%) SOAP
6 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.47%) WPF
6 2 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.21%) Xbox
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) AS400
6 1 (0.74%) Handset
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.21%) UNIX
1 3 (2.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.47%) Software Testing
3 32 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 29 (21.32%) Test Strategy
5 27 (19.85%) Test Scripting
6 23 (16.91%) Scrum
7 22 (16.18%) Performance Testing
7 22 (16.18%) Waterfall
8 21 (15.44%) Automated Testing
9 20 (14.71%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (12.50%) Line Management
12 14 (10.29%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (9.56%) Test Management
14 10 (7.35%) Manual Testing
15 9 (6.62%) Performance Management
15 9 (6.62%) Project Management
16 8 (5.88%) Migration
16 8 (5.88%) V-Model
16 8 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) SQL
2 28 (20.59%) Java
3 22 (16.18%) C#
4 8 (5.88%) XPath
5 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.41%) C
6 4 (2.94%) VBScript
7 3 (2.21%) VB
7 3 (2.21%) Python
7 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (40.44%) ISEB
2 45 (33.09%) ISTQB
3 23 (16.91%) Degree
4 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (30.15%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.71%) HP
3 6 (4.41%) Telelogic
3 6 (4.41%) Capita
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle
5 4 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) Cognos
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) FatWire
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.74%) hybris
8 1 (0.74%) T-Plan
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