The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 25 April 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 114 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.64% 0.079% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.083% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.46% +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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1070 1211 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.44% 95.88% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1103 1066
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £60,000
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader 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 in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Test Leader in West Sussex

Test Leader
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Crawley +11 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Worthing - 1 £60,000 -
Test Leader
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (56.52%) SDLC
3 12 (52.17%) Data Visualisation
3 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Visualisation
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) SDLC
1 13 (56.52%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (52.17%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (52.17%) Visualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) QMS
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) SAP