Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 113 152
Rank change year-on-year -26 +39 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.15% 1.28% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 11
West Sussex median annual salary £60,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +10.53%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,275 £46,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,903 2,106 2,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.08% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,660 1,864 2,241
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Crawley +1 2 £60,000 +14.29%
Gatwick +18 1 £45,000 -7.22%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA