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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 280 286 282
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 29 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 32
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
9696 9784 10167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.81% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 8288 9117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 (54.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (50.98%) ISEB
3 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
4 21 (41.18%) Finance
5 19 (37.25%) Test Management
6 17 (33.33%) Banking
6 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
7 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) Degree
10 6 (11.76%) QA
10 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.80%) Selenium
11 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle
12 4 (7.84%) SQL
12 4 (7.84%) C#
12 4 (7.84%) Java
12 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (7.84%) TDD
12 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (7.84%) V-Model
12 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Big Data
12 4 (7.84%) BDD
12 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) JMeter
4 2 (3.92%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.96%) Xcode
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Calabash
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (37.25%) Test Management
3 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.73%) Project Management
7 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) V-Model
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C#
1 4 (7.84%) Java
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) Scala
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) ISEB
2 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) VCP4
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
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