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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 294 283 297
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 18 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 35
Average salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £81,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
10841 11193 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.18% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9123 9904 11199
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 34 (52.31%) QA
2 28 (43.08%) Finance
3 22 (33.85%) Selenium
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
6 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Banking
6 16 (24.62%) ISEB
7 15 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Java
9 13 (20.00%) HP
10 12 (18.46%) Web Services
10 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
11 11 (16.92%) Retail
12 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
12 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Internet
13 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
13 8 (12.31%) Load Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.31%) Degree
13 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
13 8 (12.31%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
13 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.77%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Selenium
2 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.77%) LoadRunner
5 6 (9.23%) JUnit
6 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.15%) Calabash
8 3 (4.62%) Hudson
8 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (3.08%) JIRA
9 2 (3.08%) JMeter
9 2 (3.08%) JBehave
9 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.08%) Robotium
10 1 (1.54%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 11 (16.92%) Retail
4 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.69%) Billing
5 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
7 3 (4.62%) Front Office
8 2 (3.08%) Electronics
9 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) JMS
3 1 (1.54%) CGI
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.54%) Grails
3 1 (1.54%) RESTful
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Derivative
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.62%) Statistics
4 3 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) Equities
5 2 (3.08%) Streaming Music
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) RIA
6 1 (1.54%) Online Games
6 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
1 5 (7.69%) Android
1 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
2 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
3 15 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
7 8 (12.31%) Load Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
7 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Quality Management
8 7 (10.77%) Web Testing
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 7 (10.77%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.77%) DevOps
9 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
9 6 (9.23%) BDD
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (52.31%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) XenApp
1 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) hybris
3 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Cerillion
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
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