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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 196 209 208
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.19% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 16
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.65%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
4141 4924 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.37% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 4062 4116
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 £25,000 £27,250
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 29 May 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (73.81%) ISEB
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) ISTQB
3 19 (45.24%) Line Management
4 18 (42.86%) Selenium
4 18 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 17 (40.48%) Finance
6 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 15 (35.71%) XML
8 14 (33.33%) HP
8 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Java
10 12 (28.57%) Performance Management
11 11 (26.19%) Test Management
12 10 (23.81%) People Management
12 10 (23.81%) HTML
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) CSS
13 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
13 9 (21.43%) V-Model
14 8 (19.05%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (16.67%) Scrum
15 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 5 (11.90%) Web Services
16 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
16 5 (11.90%) HTTP
16 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Selenium
1 18 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium IDE
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) XML
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Line Management
3 16 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 14 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 11 (26.19%) Test Management
7 10 (23.81%) People Management
8 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 9 (21.43%) V-Model
9 7 (16.67%) Scrum
9 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
12 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) ISEB
2 25 (59.52%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
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