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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 299 284 306
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 19 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 31
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 26 (44.07%) QA
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.90%) Test Scripting
5 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (25.42%) Selenium
7 14 (23.73%) Banking
8 13 (22.03%) SQL
8 13 (22.03%) ISEB
9 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.64%) HP
10 11 (18.64%) Java
11 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
13 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
13 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
13 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Oracle
14 7 (11.86%) Web Services
14 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
14 7 (11.86%) TDD
14 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (11.86%) Test Strategy
15 6 (10.17%) BDD
15 6 (10.17%) JUnit
16 5 (8.47%) Linux
16 5 (8.47%) CRM
16 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Selenium
2 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.17%) JUnit
4 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
4 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.08%) Calabash
7 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Robotium
7 2 (3.39%) JBehave
7 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.39%) JIRA
7 2 (3.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.69%) Introscope
8 1 (1.69%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.69%) NUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Xcode
8 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Billing
4 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
2 3 (5.08%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) CGI
3 1 (1.69%) JMS
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.69%) Grails
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Derivative
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.08%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Music
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Test Scripting
3 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (11.86%) TDD
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.86%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.17%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) CRM
10 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Test Management
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.78%) Test Planning
11 4 (6.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.07%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) XenApp
1 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) HP
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) hybris
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Cerillion
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