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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 364 357 370
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 69 103 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 95
Median salary £52,500 £44,000 £44,908
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +14 34 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Surrey +5 13 £50,000 +17.64% 4
East Sussex +15 8 £50,000 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £46,000 +0.54% 1
Berkshire -16 4 £52,500 +16.66%
West Sussex -9 3 £43,750 -
Kent -4 1 £42,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 89 (63.57%) Selenium
2 78 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (47.86%) Finance
4 63 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 50 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 48 (34.29%) Test Strategy
7 47 (33.57%) C#
8 45 (32.14%) WebDriver
9 43 (30.71%) Mentoring
10 37 (26.43%) QA
11 34 (24.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (22.14%) Unit Testing
13 30 (21.43%) JUnit
14 27 (19.29%) SQL
14 27 (19.29%) ISEB
15 26 (18.57%) Windows
15 26 (18.57%) TestNG
15 26 (18.57%) Social Media
16 25 (17.86%) Software Testing
17 24 (17.14%) ISTQB
17 24 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (17.14%) JIRA
18 22 (15.71%) Performance Testing
18 22 (15.71%) HP
19 20 (14.29%) Scrum
19 20 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
20 19 (13.57%) Manual Testing
20 19 (13.57%) Automation Testing
20 19 (13.57%) JMeter
21 18 (12.86%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Office
2 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.43%) Primavera
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) 4G
1 3 (2.14%) GPRS
1 3 (2.14%) GSM
1 3 (2.14%) Internet
1 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.14%) UMTS
2 2 (1.43%) DAB
2 2 (1.43%) IPv6
2 2 (1.43%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.71%) 2G
3 1 (0.71%) 3G
3 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) MySQL
2 4 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 89 (63.57%) Selenium
2 45 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 30 (21.43%) JUnit
4 26 (18.57%) TestNG
5 24 (17.14%) JIRA
6 19 (13.57%) JMeter
7 13 (9.29%) Cucumber
7 13 (9.29%) NUnit
8 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.29%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.86%) NSubstitute
10 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.14%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.14%) JProfiler
11 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.43%) RSpec
12 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Publishing
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 4 (2.86%) Electronics
7 3 (2.14%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) Law
8 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) XML
2 8 (5.71%) Middleware
3 5 (3.57%) .NET
4 4 (2.86%) HTML
5 3 (2.14%) CSS
6 2 (1.43%) Ajax
6 2 (1.43%) EDI
6 2 (1.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.71%) CGI
7 1 (0.71%) Flash
7 1 (0.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Social Media
2 6 (4.29%) PMI
3 4 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) Fintech
5 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 50 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 48 (34.29%) Test Strategy
5 43 (30.71%) Mentoring
6 34 (24.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (22.14%) Unit Testing
8 25 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 24 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (15.71%) Performance Testing
11 20 (14.29%) Scrum
12 19 (13.57%) Automation Testing
12 19 (13.57%) Manual Testing
13 18 (12.86%) Waterfall
14 17 (12.14%) TDD
14 17 (12.14%) Test Scripting
15 16 (11.43%) Integration Testing
16 13 (9.29%) Regression Testing
16 13 (9.29%) SDLC
17 12 (8.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.57%) C#
2 27 (19.29%) SQL
3 9 (6.43%) Java
4 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.29%) Python
5 6 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) C
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) ISEB
2 24 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.43%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) HP
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) Demandware
5 3 (2.14%) EMC
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco
6 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
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