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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 203 204 220
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.044% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +1.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
4512 4529 5098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.25% 95.45% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3690 4383
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 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
Staines - 2 £57,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 9 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (25.00%) QA
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (21.43%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 6 (21.43%) Primavera
6 6 (21.43%) CMMI
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) MS Project
6 6 (21.43%) QALoad
6 6 (21.43%) TestPartner
6 6 (21.43%) jMock
6 6 (21.43%) EasyMock
6 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Project
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
1 9 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (25.00%) JUnit
3 6 (21.43%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 6 (21.43%) QALoad
3 6 (21.43%) TestPartner
3 6 (21.43%) jMock
3 6 (21.43%) EasyMock
3 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) CMMI
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Content Management
6 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) QMS
7 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (21.43%) Primavera
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss