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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 240 315 286
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 61 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 59 16 39
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,250 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.29%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 58 (66.67%) Finance
2 47 (54.02%) Selenium
3 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (40.23%) Java
5 34 (39.08%) JMeter
6 29 (33.33%) QA
6 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 27 (31.03%) Performance Testing
7 27 (31.03%) BDD
7 27 (31.03%) LoadRunner
8 25 (28.74%) Test Strategy
9 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
9 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
9 22 (25.29%) TDD
10 20 (22.99%) C#
10 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
10 20 (22.99%) Test Management
10 20 (22.99%) FitNesse
11 17 (19.54%) HP UFT
11 17 (19.54%) SDLC
12 16 (18.39%) Middleware
12 16 (18.39%) WinRunner
12 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
13 15 (17.24%) Load Testing
14 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
14 14 (16.09%) .NET
14 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
15 13 (14.94%) Windows
15 13 (14.94%) Banking
16 12 (13.79%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.15%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) GSM
1 5 (5.75%) PSTN
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) MySQL
1 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (54.02%) Selenium
2 34 (39.08%) JMeter
3 27 (31.03%) LoadRunner
4 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
4 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
5 20 (22.99%) FitNesse
6 17 (19.54%) HP UFT
7 16 (18.39%) WinRunner
7 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
8 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
8 11 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (10.34%) JIRA
10 8 (9.20%) NUnit
11 7 (8.05%) WebLOAD
11 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.90%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.75%) OpenSTA
14 4 (4.60%) Spock
14 4 (4.60%) Geb
14 4 (4.60%) Subversion
General
1 58 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) Middleware
2 14 (16.09%) .NET
3 12 (13.79%) Web Services
4 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
5 5 (5.75%) RESTful
6 4 (4.60%) Grails
6 4 (4.60%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.15%) WPF
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.15%) HTML
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 27 (31.03%) Performance Testing
3 27 (31.03%) BDD
4 25 (28.74%) Test Strategy
5 22 (25.29%) TDD
6 20 (22.99%) Test Management
6 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
7 17 (19.54%) SDLC
8 15 (17.24%) Load Testing
9 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
10 12 (13.79%) Functional Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
11 11 (12.64%) API Testing
11 11 (12.64%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.05%) ATDD
13 5 (5.75%) Performance Engineering
13 5 (5.75%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) Java
2 20 (22.99%) C#
3 10 (11.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 12 (13.79%) HP
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco
3 1 (1.15%) IBM
3 1 (1.15%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.15%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.15%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.15%) WorldPay
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k to 120k
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago