The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
London / City of London
Rank 177 239 273
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 43 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 30
Median salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,725
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.43%

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
4804 6197 9793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.91% 95.87% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4378 5553 8541
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 36 (53.73%) QA
2 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) Test Management
4 29 (43.28%) Finance
5 28 (41.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (40.30%) Test Scripting
6 27 (40.30%) SQL
7 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (34.33%) ISEB
7 23 (34.33%) Test Automation
8 20 (29.85%) Defect Management
9 19 (28.36%) Selenium
9 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
10 17 (25.37%) Oracle
11 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
12 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (22.39%) HP
13 14 (20.90%) Sun
13 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.90%) Siebel
13 14 (20.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
14 12 (17.91%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (17.91%) JIRA
14 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
15 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
15 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.42%) MS Project
15 11 (16.42%) MS Office

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
2 11 (16.42%) MS Project
2 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) HFM
1 2 (2.99%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.45%) QlikView
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.97%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Selenium
2 12 (17.91%) JIRA
3 9 (13.43%) LoadRunner
4 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.45%) HP UFT
6 5 (7.46%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.46%) Mocha
6 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.99%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.49%) Geb
9 1 (1.49%) Spock
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Law
3 8 (11.94%) Legal
4 6 (8.96%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Fintech
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) Test Management
3 28 (41.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (40.30%) Test Scripting
5 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (34.33%) Test Automation
6 20 (29.85%) Defect Management
7 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.91%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
10 10 (14.93%) CRM
11 9 (13.43%) Scrum
11 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.94%) BDD
12 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Regression Testing
12 8 (11.94%) SDLC
12 8 (11.94%) Service Management
13 7 (10.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.96%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) Groovy
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) ISEB
2 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) ACCA
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (53.73%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SDET
3 1 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.49%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) HP
3 14 (20.90%) Siebel
3 14 (20.90%) Sun
4 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.94%) SAP
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.99%) Charles River
7 2 (2.99%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.49%) Tableau
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago