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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 248 287 284
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 23 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 65
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 25 (47.17%) QA
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
5 15 (28.30%) Selenium
6 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
7 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Fintech
8 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (22.64%) ISEB
9 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) Scrum
10 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
10 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Test Management
11 9 (16.98%) C#
11 9 (16.98%) Java
11 9 (16.98%) Law
12 8 (15.09%) JMeter
12 8 (15.09%) HP
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
13 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
13 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
13 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
13 7 (13.21%) .NET
13 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
13 7 (13.21%) IBM
13 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Multicast
1 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.89%) SSH
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
3 8 (15.09%) JMeter
4 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
4 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.66%) Ranorex
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.77%) Geb
6 2 (3.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Spock
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) RSpec
7 1 (1.89%) WATIR
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Law
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Publishing
5 4 (7.55%) Legal
5 4 (7.55%) Retail
6 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.89%) Marketing
8 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) Grails
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Flash
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Fintech
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
3 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) Test Management
7 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.32%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 4 (7.55%) BDD
10 4 (7.55%) CRM
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C#
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
2 12 (22.64%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (47.17%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) WorldPay
5 4 (7.55%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
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