The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 182 202 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 27 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.30% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.31% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 31
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +39.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Test Leader
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
4430 4785 4922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.39% 95.38% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 3867 3901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Leader
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Epsom - 5 £42,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (68.18%) ISEB
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) ISTQB
3 21 (47.73%) Selenium
4 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
6 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (34.09%) Java
7 15 (34.09%) XML
8 14 (31.82%) HP
8 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (31.82%) Line Management
9 12 (27.27%) Test Management
9 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
10 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 10 (22.73%) HTML
11 10 (22.73%) CSS
11 10 (22.73%) People Management
12 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
12 9 (20.45%) V-Model
13 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (15.91%) C#
14 7 (15.91%) Scrum
14 7 (15.91%) QA
15 6 (13.64%) SQL
15 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
16 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
16 5 (11.36%) .NET
16 5 (11.36%) SQL Server

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Selenium
2 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
3 8 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (6.82%) TestDirector
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) JBehave
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
2 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (31.82%) Line Management
3 12 (27.27%) Test Management
3 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.73%) People Management
6 9 (20.45%) V-Model
6 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 3 (6.82%) BDD
10 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) ISEB
2 26 (59.09%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics