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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / South East
Rank 331 380 376
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 54 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 74
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
14253 18412 19904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.69% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11816 15811 16285
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Hampshire 0 17 £42,500 -19.04% 2
West Sussex - 12 £52,500 -
Berkshire +37 9 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Kent +21 8 £29,900 -29.64% 1
East Sussex +4 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey +36 2 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £34,000 -12.48%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £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 21 February 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 64 (47.41%) HP
2 53 (39.26%) Test Strategy
3 52 (38.52%) Test Scripting
4 43 (31.85%) Software Testing
5 41 (30.37%) ISTQB
6 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.19%) Finance
7 34 (25.19%) ISEB
8 33 (24.44%) SQL
9 31 (22.96%) SAP
10 30 (22.22%) SDLC
11 28 (20.74%) Security Cleared
11 28 (20.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
13 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (17.04%) QA
15 22 (16.30%) Selenium
15 22 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 21 (15.56%) Release Management
17 19 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (14.07%) System Integration Testing
18 18 (13.33%) HP UFT
19 17 (12.59%) JIRA
20 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (10.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
21 13 (9.63%) Visualisation
21 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 2 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
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
2 2 (1.48%) Primavera
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) VoIP
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) 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 28 (20.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (16.30%) Selenium
3 18 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 17 (12.59%) JIRA
5 11 (8.15%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.19%) JMeter
7 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.48%) SilkTest
9 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.74%) WinRunner
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Electronics
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.48%) XML
2 2 (1.48%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Linux
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Unix
2 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.26%) Test Strategy
2 52 (38.52%) Test Scripting
3 43 (31.85%) Software Testing
4 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (22.22%) SDLC
6 25 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 21 (15.56%) Release Management
10 19 (14.07%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.63%) Regression Testing
12 13 (9.63%) Test Planning
12 13 (9.63%) Visualisation
13 12 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.89%) Test Management
13 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) Java
3 8 (5.93%) Python
4 3 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (30.37%) ISTQB
2 34 (25.19%) ISEB
3 28 (20.74%) Security Cleared
4 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 14 (10.37%) 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 23 (17.04%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
1 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (47.41%) HP
2 31 (22.96%) SAP
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle
5 7 (5.19%) EMC
6 5 (3.70%) Ariba
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.74%) Capita
8 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.74%) VMware
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