A Software Test Lead earns an average salary of £38,104 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Acceptance Testing and Test Automation. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£24,579 - £51,498
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£38K
£51K
MEDIAN: £38,236
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Salary
£24,579 - £51,498  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,267  
Profit Sharing
£1,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£24,892 - £55,817  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Test Lead

Pay by Experience for a Software Test Lead has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Test Lead with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Test Lead with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Software Test Lead which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 49 salaries. A Software Test Lead with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £39,224

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries

▲13%

▲2%

National Average
₤39,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Acceptance Testing
▲22%

Test Automation
▲13%


National Average
₤39,000


Oracle
▼4%

SQL
▼8%


Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼11%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼14%

Microsoft Office
▼20%

System Testing
▼20%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 48%
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