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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 287 286 287
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 27 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 36
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (47.62%) ISEB
3 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 13 (30.95%) Banking
5 13 (30.95%) Test Management
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 8 (19.05%) QA
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (14.29%) Java
10 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) HP
12 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
13 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
13 3 (7.14%) Service Management
13 3 (7.14%) Selenium
13 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk
13 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
14 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
14 2 (4.76%) SAP
14 2 (4.76%) Linux
14 2 (4.76%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
1 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.76%) JMeter
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Calabash
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.38%) Xcode
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
1 13 (30.95%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.76%) Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Streaming Music
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (30.95%) Test Management
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Service Management
10 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.76%) Project Management
10 2 (4.76%) TDD
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (2.38%) Groovy
3 1 (2.38%) Scala
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) ISEB
2 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
1 5 (11.90%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago