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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 193 188 224
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.34% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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
4513 4399 5311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.43% 94.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3586 4644
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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
Guildford -14 3 £52,500 +40.93%
Leatherhead - 2 £41,500 -
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) MS Project
7 6 (24.00%) Primavera
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Management
9 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
10 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) SOA

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) JBehave
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Primavera
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics