£37,559
Avg. Salary
£32.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£2,940

Bonus

£540

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Software Test Lead is £32.30 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Test Lead is £37,559 per year.

10%
£21.25
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£32.30
50%
£37.92
90%
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MEDIAN £32.30
10%
£25k
10%
£38k
50%
£53k
90%
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MEDIAN £37,559
£25,137 - £52,919
£25K
£38K
£53K
MEDIAN: £37,559
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50%
90%
£21.25 - £37.92
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MEDIAN: £32.30
50%
£0£56K
Salary £25,137 - £52,919
Bonus £332 - £5,960
Profit Sharing £540
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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£25,305 - £56,917
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 242
Hourly Data £0£37
Hourly Rate £32.30
Overtime £22.75
Annual Data £0£56K
Bonus £332 - £5,960
Profit Sharing £540
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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£25,305 - £56,917
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Software Test Lead

The role of a software test lead is to effectively lead a test team. In this role, the lead must understand how to effectively implement a testing process while holding a manager's leadership duties. The software test lead must meet supervisors' and colleagues' expectations within the company's time frames for release. During the testing process, the software test lead may create a new customer profile, update existing profiles, and conduct security, backup, and recovery. Responsibilities may be tailored depending on the software test lead's specific organization. However, the testing team is usually involved in design review, function testing, and system testing.

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Software Test Lead Tasks
  • Shape and grow a team of testers.
  • Analyze test results and communicate with other teams to resolve software defects.
  • Contribute to planning software development process to produce high quality products.
  • Create and implement tests, test cases, and design specifications.

Software Test Lead Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Test Lead

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

17%

National Average: £38,552

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤39,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Acceptance Testing
▲25%

Test Automation
▲15%


National Average
₤39,000


Oracle
▼2%

SQL
▼6%


Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

System Testing
▼18%

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 49%