The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 549 505 593
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 370 484 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 310 419 294
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,340
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
88317 96662 103275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.21% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75019 81021 84081
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 154 £62,500 +16.55% 7
South East -27 65 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Yorkshire +14 40 £47,500 +6.74% 7
West Midlands +1 30 £37,500 -14.28% 6
North West +35 29 £37,500 -14.28% 1
East of England +37 23 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -12 17 £38,750 -8.82% 2
East Midlands -6 12 £40,000 +3.89% 2
North East +4 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 364 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (35.22%) QA
3 257 (34.68%) Finance
4 211 (28.48%) Selenium
5 203 (27.40%) Test Automation
6 180 (24.29%) Test Scripting
7 158 (21.32%) ISTQB
8 157 (21.19%) ISEB
9 148 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 147 (19.84%) SDLC
11 142 (19.16%) Test Strategy
12 137 (18.49%) Mentoring
13 133 (17.95%) Automated Testing
14 121 (16.33%) Software Testing
15 113 (15.25%) Scrum
16 112 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 112 (15.11%) C#
17 108 (14.57%) Regression Testing
17 108 (14.57%) SQL
17 108 (14.57%) Functional Testing
18 107 (14.44%) WebDriver
19 106 (14.30%) Manual Testing
20 103 (13.90%) Integration Testing
21 100 (13.50%) Java
22 91 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
23 89 (12.01%) JIRA
24 88 (11.88%) TDD
25 83 (11.20%) HP
26 76 (10.26%) Waterfall
27 75 (10.12%) Automation Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.02%) Confluence
2 12 (1.62%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.54%) IIS
6 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.27%) JBoss
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.13%) Documentum
8 1 (0.13%) FileNet
8 1 (0.13%) MTS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.48%) MS Project
3 8 (1.08%) MS Office
4 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.08%) Primavera
4 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.35%) HTTP
2 9 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.81%) Internet
4 5 (0.67%) 2G
4 5 (0.67%) 3G
4 5 (0.67%) 4G
4 5 (0.67%) GSM
4 5 (0.67%) UMTS
5 4 (0.54%) SCCP
5 4 (0.54%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (0.40%) ATM
6 3 (0.40%) GPRS
6 3 (0.40%) VoIP
7 2 (0.27%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.27%) INAP
7 2 (0.27%) ISUP
7 2 (0.27%) SMPP
7 2 (0.27%) SS7
7 2 (0.27%) TCAP
7 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.48%) MySQL
3 9 (1.21%) Big Data
4 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.67%) GIS
5 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.13%) DB2
8 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 211 (28.48%) Selenium
2 107 (14.44%) WebDriver
3 89 (12.01%) JIRA
4 69 (9.31%) Cucumber
5 60 (8.10%) JMeter
5 60 (8.10%) SoapUI
6 52 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 37 (4.99%) SpecFlow
8 36 (4.86%) LoadRunner
9 34 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (4.32%) JUnit
11 30 (4.05%) HP UFT
11 30 (4.05%) NUnit
12 23 (3.10%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.97%) TestNG
14 20 (2.70%) Git (software)
15 18 (2.43%) JBehave
16 17 (2.29%) Appium
17 15 (2.02%) Maven
17 15 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 257 (34.68%) Finance
2 51 (6.88%) Banking
3 49 (6.61%) Retail
4 22 (2.97%) Games
5 21 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.48%) Electronics
7 11 (1.48%) Law
8 6 (0.81%) Back Office
8 6 (0.81%) Publishing
9 5 (0.67%) Marketing
10 4 (0.54%) Billing
10 4 (0.54%) Local Government
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.64%) .NET
2 48 (6.48%) Web Services
3 28 (3.78%) XML
4 25 (3.37%) HTML
5 24 (3.24%) SOAP
6 21 (2.83%) Gherkin
7 20 (2.70%) REST
8 12 (1.62%) Ajax
8 12 (1.62%) CSS
9 11 (1.48%) Middleware
10 10 (1.35%) RESTful
11 9 (1.21%) Spring
12 5 (0.67%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.67%) Java EE
12 5 (0.67%) jQuery
13 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.54%) HTML5
13 4 (0.54%) WCF
13 4 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.54%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.18%) Mobile App
3 21 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (2.29%) Social Media
6 12 (1.62%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.08%) Fintech
9 8 (1.08%) New Media
10 7 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.94%) EPoS
10 7 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.81%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.67%) iPad
12 5 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.67%) User Experience
13 4 (0.54%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.88%) Windows
2 31 (4.18%) Android
3 30 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.83%) Linux
5 15 (2.02%) Unix
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (27.40%) Test Automation
3 180 (24.29%) Test Scripting
4 148 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 147 (19.84%) SDLC
6 142 (19.16%) Test Strategy
7 137 (18.49%) Mentoring
8 133 (17.95%) Automated Testing
9 121 (16.33%) Software Testing
10 113 (15.25%) Scrum
11 112 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 108 (14.57%) Functional Testing
12 108 (14.57%) Regression Testing
13 106 (14.30%) Manual Testing
14 103 (13.90%) Integration Testing
15 91 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
16 88 (11.88%) TDD
17 76 (10.26%) Waterfall
18 75 (10.12%) Automation Testing
19 72 (9.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (15.11%) C#
2 108 (14.57%) SQL
3 100 (13.50%) Java
4 51 (6.88%) JavaScript
5 46 (6.21%) Python
6 30 (4.05%) Ruby
7 20 (2.70%) C
8 18 (2.43%) C++
9 10 (1.35%) PHP
10 9 (1.21%) Perl
10 9 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.21%) VB
11 8 (1.08%) Groovy
12 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.81%) VBScript
13 5 (0.67%) Embedded C
13 5 (0.67%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 158 (21.32%) ISTQB
2 157 (21.19%) ISEB
3 60 (8.10%) Degree
4 37 (4.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (35.22%) QA
2 13 (1.75%) SDET
3 9 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.54%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (2.43%) Docker
2 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.43%) Nagios
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 83 (11.20%) HP
2 58 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.42%) Oracle
4 15 (2.02%) Hitachi
5 13 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.48%) Demandware
6 11 (1.48%) SAP
7 9 (1.21%) Cognizant
7 9 (1.21%) EMC
8 7 (0.94%) IBM
9 6 (0.81%) Capita
9 6 (0.81%) Rally
9 6 (0.81%) Serena
10 5 (0.67%) hybris
11 4 (0.54%) Cognos
12 3 (0.40%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.40%) Citrix
13 2 (0.27%) Atmel
13 2 (0.27%) MEDITECH
13 2 (0.27%) WorldPay
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: Total Package value £70K
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,000 per annum £52000 + 12% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Opus Energy
Salary: £37000.0000 - £42000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
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London
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Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Ampersand Consulting
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