Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Lead Tester
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 - 296
Rank change year-on-year - +296 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.080% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 13
Surrey median annual salary £38,500 - £55,000
10th Percentile £36,750 - £45,000
90th Percentile £61,000 - £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6040 6502 8284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.48% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4940 5529 7190
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Lead Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Lead Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Tester in Surrey

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in Surrey.

Salary trend for Lead Tester in Surrey

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Tester in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Tester in Surrey

Lead Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chertsey - 3 £38,500 -
Dorking - 1 £42,500 -
Guildford - 1 £65,000 - 1
Lead Tester
South East

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Lead Tester 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 Surrey region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) TestPartner
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) VersionOne
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

Lead Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) TestPartner
2 3 (60.00%) VersionOne
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Mapbox