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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 260 306 299
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 58 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 32
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £63,500 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 27 July 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 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) JMeter
3 33 (41.25%) Selenium
4 32 (40.00%) Java
5 29 (36.25%) LoadRunner
6 24 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 24 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 23 (28.75%) Automated Testing
8 22 (27.50%) Test Management
9 20 (25.00%) BDD
9 20 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 20 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 18 (22.50%) QA
11 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 16 (20.00%) Banking
12 16 (20.00%) WinRunner
13 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
13 15 (18.75%) TDD
14 14 (17.50%) Functional Testing
15 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
15 13 (16.25%) Load Testing
15 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
15 13 (16.25%) C#
16 12 (15.00%) SQL
16 12 (15.00%) HP
16 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
16 12 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
17 11 (13.75%) FitNesse
17 11 (13.75%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) GSM
1 5 (6.25%) PSTN
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Big Data
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) JMeter
1 33 (41.25%) Selenium
2 29 (36.25%) LoadRunner
3 20 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 20 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 16 (20.00%) WinRunner
5 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
6 11 (13.75%) FitNesse
7 8 (10.00%) JIRA
7 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 7 (8.75%) WebLOAD
9 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.25%) OpenSTA
10 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
12 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (2.50%) NUnit
13 2 (2.50%) Subversion
14 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Middleware
2 9 (11.25%) .NET
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 4 (5.00%) SOAP
4 4 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.75%) RESTful
6 2 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.25%) WPF
7 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 24 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 23 (28.75%) Automated Testing
4 22 (27.50%) Test Management
5 20 (25.00%) BDD
6 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.75%) TDD
8 14 (17.50%) Functional Testing
9 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
9 13 (16.25%) Load Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 12 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Automation Testing
11 11 (13.75%) API Testing
12 10 (12.50%) SDLC
13 7 (8.75%) ATDD
13 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
14 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (16.25%) C#
3 12 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBScript
4 2 (2.50%) C++
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) ISEB
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) HP
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) GoldenSource
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