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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
London / City of London
Rank 190 223 292
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 39 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 22
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,525
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
4837 6517 9894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.24% 95.74% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 5812 8488
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 34 (50.00%) QA
1 34 (50.00%) Test Management
1 34 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 33 (48.53%) Finance
3 32 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.18%) SQL
4 28 (41.18%) ISEB
5 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
7 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
7 21 (30.88%) Defect Management
8 19 (27.94%) Selenium
9 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
10 17 (25.00%) Oracle
11 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.06%) HP
12 15 (22.06%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (20.59%) Sun
13 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
13 14 (20.59%) Siebel
14 13 (19.12%) CRM
14 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
14 13 (19.12%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
15 12 (17.65%) HP UFT

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 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
3 11 (16.18%) MS Project
3 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) HFM
2 2 (2.94%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle BI EE
1 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) QlikView
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Selenium
2 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
3 12 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 11 (16.18%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.94%) JMeter
5 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) Appium
6 1 (1.47%) Geb
6 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.47%) Mocha
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.47%) Spock
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Law
2 11 (16.18%) Legal
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Fintech
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Test Management
1 34 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 32 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (30.88%) Defect Management
5 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
7 13 (19.12%) CRM
7 13 (19.12%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.18%) Service Management
10 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.76%) ETL
11 8 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 8 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
12 6 (8.82%) SDLC
13 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.94%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) ISEB
2 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) ACCA
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.47%) MiFID
2 1 (1.47%) SDET
2 1 (1.47%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) HP
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) Siebel
3 14 (20.59%) Sun
4 11 (16.18%) SAP
5 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Charles River
6 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago