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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 556 604 578
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 338 300 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 285 246 210
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,850 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.29%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +84 169 £53,000 -3.63% 12
Yorkshire +22 53 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +8 51 £43,000 -4.44% 9
West Midlands -4 21 £42,500 +8.28%
South West -40 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +9 10 £39,000 -32.75% 2
East of England -15 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 325 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (33.58%) ISEB
3 230 (33.43%) Finance
4 218 (31.69%) QA
5 178 (25.87%) Selenium
6 174 (25.29%) Java
7 160 (23.26%) Test Strategy
8 141 (20.49%) Software Testing
9 133 (19.33%) SQL
9 133 (19.33%) Test Scripting
10 126 (18.31%) ISTQB
11 118 (17.15%) Automated Testing
12 107 (15.55%) Test Automation
13 106 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 106 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 104 (15.12%) C#
15 96 (13.95%) Test Management
16 92 (13.37%) Mentoring
17 89 (12.94%) SDLC
18 87 (12.65%) Performance Testing
19 83 (12.06%) Scrum
20 79 (11.48%) WebDriver
21 77 (11.19%) Banking
22 76 (11.05%) HP
23 70 (10.17%) Automation Testing
24 68 (9.88%) TDD
25 67 (9.74%) Manual Testing
26 65 (9.45%) .NET
27 63 (9.16%) System Integration Testing
28 62 (9.01%) BDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.44%) CMS
2 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.29%) Confluence
3 2 (0.29%) Node.js
4 1 (0.15%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.15%) IIS
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.31%) MS Office
5 4 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.58%) Summit
3 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) HTTP
2 10 (1.45%) Internet
3 8 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.73%) GSM
4 5 (0.73%) PSTN
5 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) RTP
5 1 (0.15%) SS7
5 1 (0.15%) SMPP
5 1 (0.15%) TCAP
5 1 (0.15%) ISUP
5 1 (0.15%) INAP
5 1 (0.15%) H.323
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless
5 1 (0.15%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.18%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.03%) Big Data
4 13 (1.89%) MySQL
5 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Informix
10 1 (0.15%) MS Access
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 178 (25.87%) Selenium
2 79 (11.48%) WebDriver
3 61 (8.87%) LoadRunner
4 59 (8.58%) HP UFT
5 44 (6.40%) JIRA
6 42 (6.10%) Cucumber
7 39 (5.67%) JMeter
8 37 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (4.51%) Visual Studio
9 31 (4.51%) Jenkins
10 27 (3.92%) FitNesse
11 22 (3.20%) SoapUI
12 18 (2.62%) WinRunner
13 17 (2.47%) SpecFlow
14 14 (2.03%) Maven
15 11 (1.60%) Subversion
16 10 (1.45%) JUnit
16 10 (1.45%) TestNG
17 8 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 8 (1.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 230 (33.43%) Finance
2 77 (11.19%) Banking
3 49 (7.12%) Retail
4 33 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.34%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.60%) General Ledger
7 10 (1.45%) Local Government
7 10 (1.45%) Games
7 10 (1.45%) Legal
8 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.87%) Marketing
9 5 (0.73%) Publishing
9 5 (0.73%) Front Office
10 4 (0.58%) Avionics
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.45%) .NET
2 41 (5.96%) Web Services
3 32 (4.65%) XML
4 31 (4.51%) HTML
5 19 (2.76%) SOAP
6 17 (2.47%) Middleware
6 17 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (1.74%) Gherkin
8 11 (1.60%) CSS
9 10 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.31%) HTML5
10 9 (1.31%) J2EE
11 6 (0.87%) Java EE
11 6 (0.87%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.73%) WPF
12 5 (0.73%) XSD
12 5 (0.73%) WSDL
13 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.44%) REST
13 3 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.62%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.03%) Client/Server
4 14 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.45%) Equities
7 9 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.44%) Replication
9 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.44%) Xbox
10 2 (0.29%) User Experience
10 2 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.29%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.15%) iSeries
11 1 (0.15%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.96%) Windows
2 40 (5.81%) UNIX
3 6 (0.87%) Linux
4 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.44%) Android
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (23.26%) Test Strategy
3 141 (20.49%) Software Testing
4 133 (19.33%) Test Scripting
5 118 (17.15%) Automated Testing
6 107 (15.55%) Test Automation
7 106 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 106 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 96 (13.95%) Test Management
9 92 (13.37%) Mentoring
10 89 (12.94%) SDLC
11 87 (12.65%) Performance Testing
12 83 (12.06%) Scrum
13 70 (10.17%) Automation Testing
14 68 (9.88%) TDD
15 67 (9.74%) Manual Testing
16 63 (9.16%) System Integration Testing
17 62 (9.01%) BDD
18 54 (7.85%) Test Planning
19 47 (6.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 174 (25.29%) Java
2 133 (19.33%) SQL
3 104 (15.12%) C#
4 15 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.89%) C++
5 13 (1.89%) C
6 11 (1.60%) PHP
7 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.16%) Ruby
7 8 (1.16%) XPath
7 8 (1.16%) VBScript
8 7 (1.02%) VB
8 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.87%) Python
10 2 (0.29%) Scala
11 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 231 (33.58%) ISEB
2 126 (18.31%) ISTQB
3 43 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 42 (6.10%) Degree
5 30 (4.36%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.78%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (31.69%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) FATCA
3 4 (0.58%) EMIR
3 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.58%) MiFID
3 4 (0.58%) Basel III
3 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (6.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 76 (11.05%) HP
2 50 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.98%) Oracle
4 16 (2.33%) Capita
5 14 (2.03%) SAP
6 11 (1.60%) IBM
7 10 (1.45%) VMware
8 8 (1.16%) Remedy
9 6 (0.87%) Telelogic
10 4 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
11 3 (0.44%) GoldenSource
12 2 (0.29%) Telerik
12 2 (0.29%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.29%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.29%) BT
12 2 (0.29%) ATG
12 2 (0.29%) Cognos
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix
13 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
England
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + allowance & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60 - £65 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago