The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 550 652 532
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -120
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 354 275 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 274 237 258
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,954 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.16% +9.88%
Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Leader
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the England region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in England

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in England

Test Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 116 £55,000 - 11
South East +34 89 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Yorkshire +47 57 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South West -3 31 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West +17 23 £36,750 -18.33% 2
West Midlands 0 16 £45,000 - 4
East of England +14 11 £38,750 -3.12% 2
East Midlands +12 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 331 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (38.14%) ISEB
3 190 (28.53%) QA
4 181 (27.18%) Finance
5 177 (26.58%) ISTQB
6 155 (23.27%) Software Testing
7 146 (21.92%) Test Strategy
8 130 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 128 (19.22%) Selenium
10 120 (18.02%) Test Scripting
11 117 (17.57%) Mentoring
12 113 (16.97%) SQL
13 111 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 98 (14.71%) Java
15 97 (14.56%) Banking
16 96 (14.41%) Test Management
17 90 (13.51%) Manual Testing
18 88 (13.21%) Performance Testing
19 86 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 85 (12.76%) Retail
21 83 (12.46%) HP Quality Center
22 81 (12.16%) Test Automation
23 79 (11.86%) HP
24 76 (11.41%) C#
25 75 (11.26%) Waterfall
26 67 (10.06%) WebDriver
27 65 (9.76%) Scrum
28 64 (9.61%) .NET
29 63 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
30 61 (9.16%) Test Planning

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 11 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.30%) Node.js
3 2 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.15%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.75%) MS Office
5 3 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.60%) Summit
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.95%) HTTP
3 9 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.90%) Internet
5 5 (0.75%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.75%) MPLS
5 5 (0.75%) SDH
6 3 (0.45%) GSM
6 3 (0.45%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.30%) PSTN
7 2 (0.30%) SMS
7 2 (0.30%) H.323
7 2 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.30%) RTP
8 1 (0.15%) SS7
8 1 (0.15%) SMPP
8 1 (0.15%) TCAP
8 1 (0.15%) ISUP
8 1 (0.15%) INAP
8 1 (0.15%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.75%) MySQL
4 5 (0.75%) Big Data
5 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 128 (19.22%) Selenium
2 67 (10.06%) WebDriver
3 57 (8.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 43 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (6.01%) LoadRunner
6 37 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 35 (5.26%) JIRA
8 25 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 18 (2.70%) SoapUI
9 18 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.55%) JUnit
11 16 (2.40%) Selenium IDE
12 14 (2.10%) FitNesse
13 13 (1.95%) Maven
13 13 (1.95%) TestNG
14 11 (1.65%) Rational Performance Tester
14 11 (1.65%) TestDirector
15 10 (1.50%) JMeter
16 9 (1.35%) Eclipse
17 8 (1.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 181 (27.18%) Finance
2 97 (14.56%) Banking
3 85 (12.76%) Retail
4 28 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 15 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.10%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.20%) Games
9 7 (1.05%) Marketing
10 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.75%) Publishing
11 5 (0.75%) Legal
11 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Avionics
13 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.61%) .NET
2 42 (6.31%) Web Services
3 39 (5.86%) XML
4 22 (3.30%) HTML
5 21 (3.15%) SOAP
6 10 (1.50%) CSS
7 9 (1.35%) Middleware
7 9 (1.35%) Apache Flex
8 8 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.05%) XSD
9 7 (1.05%) WSDL
10 6 (0.90%) J2EE
11 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (0.60%) REST
12 4 (0.60%) WPF
13 3 (0.45%) Java EE
14 2 (0.30%) ODBC
14 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.05%) Open Source
6 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.75%) Replication
7 5 (0.75%) Statistics
8 4 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Xbox
9 3 (0.45%) User Experience
9 3 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.45%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.30%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.30%) AS400
10 2 (0.30%) Handset
11 1 (0.15%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.35%) Windows
2 26 (3.90%) UNIX
3 9 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.05%) Android
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.45%) Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (23.27%) Software Testing
3 146 (21.92%) Test Strategy
4 130 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 120 (18.02%) Test Scripting
6 117 (17.57%) Mentoring
7 111 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 96 (14.41%) Test Management
9 90 (13.51%) Manual Testing
10 88 (13.21%) Performance Testing
11 86 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (12.16%) Test Automation
13 75 (11.26%) Waterfall
14 65 (9.76%) Scrum
15 61 (9.16%) Test Planning
16 51 (7.66%) Line Management
17 49 (7.36%) Integration Testing
18 47 (7.06%) Automation Testing
19 46 (6.91%) PRINCE2
20 45 (6.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.97%) SQL
2 98 (14.71%) Java
3 76 (11.41%) C#
4 13 (1.95%) C
5 11 (1.65%) C++
5 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.35%) VBScript
7 8 (1.20%) Ruby
7 8 (1.20%) XPath
8 7 (1.05%) PHP
8 7 (1.05%) VB
9 6 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.60%) Python
10 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) F#
12 1 (0.15%) Scala
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 254 (38.14%) ISEB
2 177 (26.58%) ISTQB
3 51 (7.66%) Degree
4 48 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (28.53%) QA
2 12 (1.80%) FATCA
3 4 (0.60%) EMIR
3 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.60%) Basel III
3 4 (0.60%) MiFID
4 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) vSphere
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 83 (12.46%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.75%) Netcool
3 3 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Iperf
Vendors
1 79 (11.86%) HP
2 46 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.61%) Oracle
4 25 (3.75%) SAP
5 16 (2.40%) IBM
6 8 (1.20%) VMware
6 8 (1.20%) Remedy
6 8 (1.20%) Capita
7 5 (0.75%) Infovista
7 5 (0.75%) Telelogic
7 5 (0.75%) Cramer
8 4 (0.60%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.60%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (0.45%) WorldPay
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco
10 2 (0.30%) Telerik
10 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.15%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.15%) hybris
11 1 (0.15%) T-Plan
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: up to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago