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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 541 628 515
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 332 252 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 247 181 267
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -6 113 £51,500 -6.36% 9
South East +35 81 £42,500 - 12
Yorkshire +35 45 £41,000 -18.00% 3
South West +12 34 £38,000 +1.33% 2
North West +11 34 £40,750 -25.90% 3
West Midlands -16 12 £48,000 -4.00% 1
East of England -30 8 £34,000 -9.33% 5
East Midlands +18 1 - - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 280 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (39.65%) ISEB
3 196 (30.96%) ISTQB
4 185 (29.23%) Finance
5 176 (27.80%) QA
6 139 (21.96%) Software Testing
7 136 (21.48%) Test Strategy
8 133 (21.01%) Test Scripting
9 127 (20.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 115 (18.17%) Selenium
11 113 (17.85%) Test Management
12 107 (16.90%) Manual Testing
13 105 (16.59%) Automated Testing
14 104 (16.43%) Mentoring
15 98 (15.48%) SQL
16 97 (15.32%) Banking
17 93 (14.69%) HP Quality Center
18 89 (14.06%) Retail
19 83 (13.11%) Performance Testing
20 75 (11.85%) HP
21 74 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
21 74 (11.69%) Waterfall
22 66 (10.43%) QuickTest Pro
23 63 (9.95%) Test Automation
24 61 (9.64%) Test Planning
24 61 (9.64%) Java
25 57 (9.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 55 (8.69%) Automation Testing
26 55 (8.69%) WebDriver
26 55 (8.69%) Scrum

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.11%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS Project
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.58%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.11%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.11%) HTTP
3 5 (0.79%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.79%) SDH
3 5 (0.79%) MPLS
4 4 (0.63%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.32%) SMS
6 2 (0.32%) RTP
6 2 (0.32%) H.323
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) HSDPA
7 1 (0.16%) 2G
7 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.16%) HSUPA
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.16%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.58%) MySQL
4 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.63%) Big Data
6 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 115 (18.17%) Selenium
2 66 (10.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 55 (8.69%) WebDriver
4 41 (6.48%) LoadRunner
5 29 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (4.27%) JIRA
7 26 (4.11%) Visual Studio
8 19 (3.00%) FitNesse
9 18 (2.84%) Selenium IDE
10 14 (2.21%) JUnit
10 14 (2.21%) JMeter
10 14 (2.21%) TestDirector
11 11 (1.74%) Rational Performance Tester
11 11 (1.74%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.26%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.95%) Rational Functional Tester
14 6 (0.95%) NUnit
15 5 (0.79%) Maven
15 5 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 185 (29.23%) Finance
2 97 (15.32%) Banking
3 89 (14.06%) Retail
4 27 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.00%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.42%) General Ledger
6 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.79%) Legal
7 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.79%) Games
7 5 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.63%) Publishing
8 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.63%) Front Office
9 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.95%) .NET
2 37 (5.85%) Web Services
3 33 (5.21%) XML
4 21 (3.32%) SOAP
5 17 (2.69%) HTML
6 9 (1.42%) Apache Flex
7 8 (1.26%) CSS
8 7 (1.11%) XSD
8 7 (1.11%) WSDL
9 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.95%) REST
10 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (0.63%) Middleware
12 3 (0.47%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.32%) J2EE
13 2 (0.32%) Spring
14 1 (0.16%) JSF
14 1 (0.16%) XMPP
14 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.48%) Open Source
3 20 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.95%) Statistics
7 6 (0.95%) Replication
8 4 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.32%) User Experience
10 2 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.32%) AS400
10 2 (0.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.16%) iPad
11 1 (0.16%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.16%) TWAP
11 1 (0.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.95%) Windows
2 20 (3.16%) UNIX
3 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.95%) Android
6 5 (0.79%) Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (21.96%) Software Testing
3 136 (21.48%) Test Strategy
4 133 (21.01%) Test Scripting
5 127 (20.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 113 (17.85%) Test Management
7 107 (16.90%) Manual Testing
8 105 (16.59%) Automated Testing
9 104 (16.43%) Mentoring
10 83 (13.11%) Performance Testing
11 74 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (11.69%) Waterfall
12 63 (9.95%) Test Automation
13 61 (9.64%) Test Planning
14 55 (8.69%) Automation Testing
14 55 (8.69%) Scrum
15 50 (7.90%) Line Management
16 47 (7.42%) Integration Testing
17 42 (6.64%) PRINCE2
18 40 (6.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.48%) SQL
2 61 (9.64%) Java
3 53 (8.37%) C#
4 11 (1.74%) C
5 8 (1.26%) VBScript
5 8 (1.26%) Python
5 8 (1.26%) Ruby
6 7 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.95%) C++
7 6 (0.95%) VB
7 6 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.63%) F#
9 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.32%) PHP
10 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.32%) VBA
10 2 (0.32%) XPath
10 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 251 (39.65%) ISEB
2 196 (30.96%) ISTQB
3 57 (9.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 45 (7.11%) Degree
5 17 (2.69%) VCP4
6 15 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (27.80%) QA
2 10 (1.58%) FATCA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.95%) vSphere
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (14.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.79%) Netcool
3 3 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 75 (11.85%) HP
2 43 (6.79%) Oracle
3 41 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.11%) SAP
5 15 (2.37%) IBM
6 10 (1.58%) VMware
7 9 (1.42%) Remedy
8 6 (0.95%) Fujitsu
9 5 (0.79%) Cramer
9 5 (0.79%) Infovista
10 4 (0.63%) Capita
10 4 (0.63%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco
12 2 (0.32%) Mitel
12 2 (0.32%) Telelogic
12 2 (0.32%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.16%) Panasonic
13 1 (0.16%) T-Plan
13 1 (0.16%) Green Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Save the Children
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £64,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 6 days ago