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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 383 381 415
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 57 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 32
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £38,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Berkshire -1 13 £38,125 -23.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 11 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Hampshire -11 11 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Surrey +9 10 £62,500 +38.88%
East Sussex -24 5 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,750 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 39 (32.23%) ISEB
3 38 (31.40%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (28.10%) QuickTest Pro
5 30 (24.79%) ISTQB
5 30 (24.79%) Selenium
5 30 (24.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (23.97%) Test Management
6 29 (23.97%) Test Scripting
7 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
7 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
8 23 (19.01%) QA
9 22 (18.18%) Windows
10 21 (17.36%) SQL
11 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.22%) TestDirector
12 16 (13.22%) Automated Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Software Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (11.57%) Test Strategy
14 14 (11.57%) Functional Testing
15 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
15 13 (10.74%) DV Cleared
15 13 (10.74%) HP
15 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.92%) Oracle
16 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.92%) ISO 9001
16 12 (9.92%) Integration Testing
17 11 (9.09%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Project
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) IPv6
4 1 (0.83%) GPRS
4 1 (0.83%) GSM
4 1 (0.83%) SDH
4 1 (0.83%) UMTS
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.83%) MPLS
4 1 (0.83%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (28.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (24.79%) Selenium
3 16 (13.22%) TestDirector
4 10 (8.26%) LoadRunner
5 9 (7.44%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.61%) JUnit
7 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.79%) TestPartner
7 7 (5.79%) jMock
7 7 (5.79%) SilkPerformer
7 7 (5.79%) QALoad
7 7 (5.79%) EasyMock
7 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.96%) JIRA
9 5 (4.13%) WinRunner
9 5 (4.13%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Back Office
5 3 (2.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) .NET
2 7 (5.79%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) XML
3 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.96%) SOAP
4 3 (2.48%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.65%) HTML
5 2 (1.65%) JSP
5 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) WCF
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Open Source
3 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (23.97%) Test Management
2 29 (23.97%) Test Scripting
3 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.22%) Automated Testing
5 15 (12.40%) Software Testing
6 14 (11.57%) Test Strategy
6 14 (11.57%) Functional Testing
7 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.92%) Integration Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.26%) Test Planning
11 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
12 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.61%) Scrum
12 8 (6.61%) Software Distribution
12 8 (6.61%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 7 (5.79%) C#
4 6 (4.96%) VBScript
4 6 (4.96%) VB
5 2 (1.65%) C++
5 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) ISEB
2 30 (24.79%) ISTQB
3 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
3 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.61%) Degree
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.01%) QA
2 12 (9.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (31.40%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
1 13 (10.74%) HP
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Primavera
4 3 (2.48%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
6 1 (0.83%) Cramer
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.83%) Infovista
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