Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Lead
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 102 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.26% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -29.63%
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £47,500 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 1088 996 836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 96.32% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 993 898 667
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Test Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Basingstoke

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Basingstoke

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft