The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 203 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.046% - 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £51,250 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Lead Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4178 4895 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.40% 95.62% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3494 4034 4014
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Surrey region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in Surrey

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 15 (62.50%) ISEB
3 12 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 12 (50.00%) Line Management
4 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
6 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (37.50%) V-Model
6 9 (37.50%) People Management
7 8 (33.33%) QA
7 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (33.33%) WatiN
7 8 (33.33%) Project Management
7 8 (33.33%) FitNesse
7 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Test Management
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 8 (33.33%) WatiN
3 8 (33.33%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 12 (50.00%) Line Management
3 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 9 (37.50%) V-Model
4 9 (37.50%) People Management
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP