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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 290 283 279
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 24 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 27
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) ISEB
2 23 (43.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (37.74%) Banking
3 20 (37.74%) ISTQB
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) Test Management
6 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
7 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
8 9 (16.98%) Oracle
8 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.09%) Java
10 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
11 6 (11.32%) C#
11 6 (11.32%) Project Management
11 6 (11.32%) Degree
11 6 (11.32%) QA
11 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
12 5 (9.43%) SQL
12 5 (9.43%) .NET
12 5 (9.43%) Selenium
12 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
13 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (7.55%) JMeter
13 4 (7.55%) TDD
13 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
13 4 (7.55%) JIRA
13 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 4 (7.55%) JMeter
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.77%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) UNIX
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Test Management
4 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Project Management
8 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) V-Model
9 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
9 4 (7.55%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) VBScript
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) ISEB
2 20 (37.74%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago