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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 282 282 278
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 28 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 34
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 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,250
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 25 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (51.11%) ISEB
3 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
4 19 (42.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (37.78%) Test Management
6 16 (35.56%) Banking
7 15 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
8 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
9 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.33%) Project Management
13 5 (11.11%) QA
13 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Selenium
15 3 (6.67%) Degree
15 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
15 3 (6.67%) V-Model
15 3 (6.67%) Big Data
15 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
15 3 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (6.67%) TDD
15 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 3 (6.67%) Java
15 3 (6.67%) SQL
15 3 (6.67%) Oracle
15 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
1 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Calabash
3 1 (2.22%) Xcode
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (35.56%) Banking
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Derivative
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) iPad
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (37.78%) Test Management
4 14 (31.11%) Software Testing
4 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
11 3 (6.67%) V-Model
11 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
11 3 (6.67%) TDD
11 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.44%) Change Management
12 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) Scala
3 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago