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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 277 292 309
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 25 50 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 17
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £58,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.66%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Test Strategy
4 16 (30.77%) Banking
5 14 (26.92%) ISEB
5 14 (26.92%) Test Management
6 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner
7 11 (21.15%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
7 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
7 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 10 (19.23%) QA
9 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
10 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 8 (15.38%) JMeter
10 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.38%) Selenium
11 7 (13.46%) Degree
11 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
11 7 (13.46%) BDD
11 7 (13.46%) Big Data
11 7 (13.46%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (11.54%) TDD
12 6 (11.54%) HP
12 6 (11.54%) C#
13 5 (9.62%) SQL
13 5 (9.62%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) GSM
1 2 (3.85%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner
2 8 (15.38%) JMeter
2 8 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) OpenSTA
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) WebLOAD
6 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.92%) Behat
7 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Advertising
7 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Test Strategy
3 14 (26.92%) Test Management
4 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
6 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.46%) BDD
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) TDD
10 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
10 5 (9.62%) V-Model
11 4 (7.69%) Wealth Management
11 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) ISEB
2 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
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Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago