The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 93 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.29% 0.10% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.10% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 956 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.88% 97.06% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 871 865 1197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Leader
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Leader
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Crawley -5 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle