The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Test Lead
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 658 952 1046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.36% 98.14% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 567 838 929
Median salary £36,500 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.41% +6.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Kent

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Kent

Test Leader
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £35,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) SpecFlow
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (45.45%) Docker
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Statistics

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) SpecFlow
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP