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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 225 248 324
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 29 74 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.75% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.79% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 70 18
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5924 9406 11518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.98% 95.17% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5409 8095 9633
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, 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 29 (59.18%) QA
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
3 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Selenium
4 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
4 15 (30.61%) Scrum
5 13 (26.53%) SpecFlow
6 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
6 12 (24.49%) Finance
7 11 (22.45%) DevOps
8 10 (20.41%) BDD
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.37%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
9 9 (18.37%) SDLC
10 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
11 7 (14.29%) Open Source
11 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 7 (14.29%) JIRA
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.29%) HP
11 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 7 (14.29%) Waterfall

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 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) SpecFlow
3 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
4 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.29%) JIRA
6 6 (12.24%) Jasmine
6 6 (12.24%) JBehave
6 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
7 5 (10.20%) Mocha
8 3 (6.12%) Ranorex
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.04%) JMeter
10 1 (2.04%) JUnit
10 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
10 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) SOAP
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.12%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) iBATIS
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.24%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.45%) DevOps
5 10 (20.41%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
6 9 (18.37%) SDLC
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 7 (14.29%) Open Source
8 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.20%) Resource Management
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.20%) Test Management
10 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Ruby
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) Groovy
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (59.18%) QA
2 6 (12.24%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) HP
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.04%) OpenText
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Siebel
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago