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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 238 276 299
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 58
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £46,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,954
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.45%
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
6323 9652 12062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.70% 94.90% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 8244 10207
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 £34,454 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 (52.83%) QA
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) Selenium
5 13 (24.53%) WebDriver
5 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle
6 12 (22.64%) Fintech
7 11 (20.75%) HP
7 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
8 10 (18.87%) C#
8 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
9 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
9 9 (16.98%) ISEB
9 9 (16.98%) Scrum
10 8 (15.09%) JMeter
10 8 (15.09%) .NET
10 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
11 7 (13.21%) Test Management
11 7 (13.21%) SQL
11 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
11 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
11 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
11 7 (13.21%) IBM
11 7 (13.21%) Law
12 6 (11.32%) SLA
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server

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 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.89%) SSH
1 1 (1.89%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Selenium
2 13 (24.53%) WebDriver
3 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
4 8 (15.09%) JMeter
5 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
6 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.66%) JBehave
8 3 (5.66%) JIRA
8 3 (5.66%) Ranorex
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.89%) Geb
10 1 (1.89%) JUnit
10 1 (1.89%) NUnit
10 1 (1.89%) Spock
10 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.89%) WATIR
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Law
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Publishing
5 4 (7.55%) Retail
6 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Grails
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Fintech
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
6 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
7 7 (13.21%) Test Management
8 6 (11.32%) Functional Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.32%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) Open Source
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.55%) BDD
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C#
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.98%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (52.83%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) WorldPay
5 3 (5.66%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago