The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Surrey
Rank 161 194 183
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.29% 0.31% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 26
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% +1.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2686 4053 4351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 3473 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader 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 in Surrey.

Salary trend for Test Leader in Surrey

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Surrey

Test Leader
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Leatherhead - 6 £35,000 - 1
Staines -12 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £42,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Surrey region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) ISEB
4 12 (52.17%) Selenium
4 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
5 11 (47.83%) HP UFT
5 11 (47.83%) Java
5 11 (47.83%) Python
5 11 (47.83%) SDLC
6 9 (39.13%) HP
6 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
6 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
7 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
8 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 6 (26.09%) JIRA
9 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) V-Model
10 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
11 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) HP UFT
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 4 (17.39%) WinRunner
5 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) SDLC
4 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
4 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
5 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
7 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 5 (21.74%) V-Model
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Test Management
11 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISEB
2 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) TOWER Software
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