The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 232 285 291
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 33 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 29
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,575 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Test Leader
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the City of London region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 37 (55.22%) QA
2 36 (53.73%) Finance
3 30 (44.78%) Selenium
3 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) Test Scripting
5 18 (26.87%) C#
6 17 (25.37%) SDLC
7 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
8 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
8 15 (22.39%) SpecFlow
9 14 (20.90%) BDD
9 14 (20.90%) Performance Testing
9 14 (20.90%) .NET
10 13 (19.40%) Java
10 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.40%) Banking
10 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (17.91%) Test Management
11 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
11 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
11 12 (17.91%) ISEB
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle
12 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
12 11 (16.42%) Windows
12 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (16.42%) TDD
13 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
13 10 (14.93%) Fintech
14 9 (13.43%) HP
14 9 (13.43%) FitNesse

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) SAS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.99%) SSH
1 2 (2.99%) Telnet
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Multicast
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Selenium
2 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
2 15 (22.39%) SpecFlow
3 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
5 9 (13.43%) FitNesse
5 9 (13.43%) NUnit
6 7 (10.45%) JMeter
6 7 (10.45%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.96%) Geb
7 6 (8.96%) LoadRunner
7 6 (8.96%) Spock
8 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.46%) JIRA
9 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.48%) Subversion
10 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.99%) JUnit
10 2 (2.99%) WATIR
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Law
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.46%) Publishing
6 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.97%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Gherkin
3 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 8 (11.94%) Web Services
4 6 (8.96%) Grails
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) Flash
6 1 (1.49%) HTML
6 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Fintech
2 8 (11.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.37%) SDLC
4 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
5 14 (20.90%) BDD
5 14 (20.90%) Performance Testing
6 12 (17.91%) Test Management
6 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
7 11 (16.42%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Defect Management
10 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
10 5 (7.46%) Service Management
11 4 (5.97%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (5.97%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) C#
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) C++
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) COBOL
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VB6
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) ISEB
1 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (55.22%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) IBM
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) WorldPay
6 4 (5.97%) SAP
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Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Worldpay
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago