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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 292 299 288
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 22 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 30
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
10333 11224 11123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.84% 93.08% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8993 9641 10137
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 26 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (45.00%) ISEB
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) Banking
4 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
5 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.00%) QA
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) HP
8 8 (20.00%) Test Management
9 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
11 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk
11 5 (12.50%) Java
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) Derivative
12 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Calabash
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) Xcode
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
1 17 (42.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.00%) Derivative
3 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 2 (5.00%) Streaming Music
4 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Test Management
6 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Service Management
10 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) Groovy
4 1 (2.50%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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