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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 348 343 385
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 84 118 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.59% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 67
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
17949 20098 22128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.81% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15281 16494 17631
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -27 23 £52,500 +10.52%
Surrey +22 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Sussex - 16 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 10 £37,700 +0.53% 1
West Sussex +7 9 £56,250 +7.14%
Berkshire -4 6 £48,000 -12.72% 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 77 (55.00%) Selenium
2 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.43%) Test Automation
4 54 (38.57%) Finance
5 51 (36.43%) WebDriver
6 46 (32.86%) Automated Testing
7 45 (32.14%) C#
8 43 (30.71%) Software Testing
9 40 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 39 (27.86%) ISEB
11 37 (26.43%) Test Strategy
12 35 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 35 (25.00%) QA
13 33 (23.57%) Unit Testing
13 33 (23.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (22.86%) JMeter
15 27 (19.29%) JUnit
16 26 (18.57%) Integration Testing
17 24 (17.14%) Test Scripting
18 22 (15.71%) Social Media
18 22 (15.71%) TestNG
18 22 (15.71%) Windows
18 22 (15.71%) Regression Testing
19 20 (14.29%) JIRA
20 19 (13.57%) Degree
20 19 (13.57%) System Integration Testing
20 19 (13.57%) NUnit
21 18 (12.86%) TDD
22 17 (12.14%) SDLC
22 17 (12.14%) User Acceptance 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 4 (2.86%) Confluence
1 4 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Office
1 5 (3.57%) MS Project
2 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.57%) Primavera
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.14%) 2G
2 3 (2.14%) 3G
2 3 (2.14%) 4G
2 3 (2.14%) GSM
2 3 (2.14%) UMTS
3 2 (1.43%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.43%) ISUP
3 2 (1.43%) LTE
3 2 (1.43%) SCCP
3 2 (1.43%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (1.43%) SS7
3 2 (1.43%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.43%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.71%) ATM
4 1 (0.71%) GPRS
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (55.00%) Selenium
2 51 (36.43%) WebDriver
3 32 (22.86%) JMeter
4 27 (19.29%) JUnit
5 22 (15.71%) TestNG
6 20 (14.29%) JIRA
7 19 (13.57%) NUnit
8 10 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.57%) NSubstitute
10 4 (2.86%) Ant
10 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.86%) Gradle
10 4 (2.86%) Hudson
10 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.86%) jMock
10 4 (2.86%) Maven
10 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.43%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Electronics
3 7 (5.00%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Publishing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Law
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) REST
2 7 (5.00%) XML
3 5 (3.57%) SOAP
4 4 (2.86%) .NET
4 4 (2.86%) Ajax
4 4 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.86%) Java EE
4 4 (2.86%) JMS
4 4 (2.86%) Spring
4 4 (2.86%) Web Services
4 4 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.43%) CGI
5 2 (1.43%) EDI
5 2 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.71%) CSS
6 1 (0.71%) Flash
6 1 (0.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Social Media
2 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.29%) PMI
3 4 (2.86%) Fintech
3 4 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.43%) Test Automation
3 46 (32.86%) Automated Testing
4 43 (30.71%) Software Testing
5 37 (26.43%) Test Strategy
6 35 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 33 (23.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (23.57%) Unit Testing
8 26 (18.57%) Integration Testing
9 24 (17.14%) Test Scripting
10 22 (15.71%) Regression Testing
11 19 (13.57%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (12.86%) TDD
13 17 (12.14%) SDLC
13 17 (12.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (11.43%) Manual Testing
15 15 (10.71%) Test Planning
16 14 (10.00%) Automation Testing
16 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.14%) C#
2 16 (11.43%) SQL
3 10 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (2.86%) Groovy
5 3 (2.14%) C
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 39 (27.86%) ISEB
3 19 (13.57%) Degree
4 14 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) HP
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.43%) EMC
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle
4 8 (5.71%) Demandware
5 4 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.86%) Rally
6 3 (2.14%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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