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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank - 205 206
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.38% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Average salary - £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3769 4396 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.14% 98.26% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3281 3676 3285
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CODA