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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 510 526 543
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 453 437 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 368 340 266
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £62,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -10 140 £60,000 +20.00% 24
South East -3 85 £48,750 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire +14 68 £44,000 +7.31% 7
West Midlands +13 47 £44,250 +10.62% 1
East of England +7 35 £49,000 +25.64% 2
North West +1 35 £40,000 -3.61% 2
South West -28 20 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East Midlands +10 13 £43,750 +34.61% 2
North East - 10 £40,000 - 2
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 413 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (42.62%) QA
3 321 (35.91%) Finance
4 287 (32.10%) Selenium
5 216 (24.16%) Test Automation
6 203 (22.71%) ISEB
7 191 (21.36%) Test Strategy
8 175 (19.57%) ISTQB
9 174 (19.46%) SQL
10 173 (19.35%) Software Testing
11 169 (18.90%) Test Scripting
11 169 (18.90%) Java
12 160 (17.90%) Automated Testing
13 158 (17.67%) Test Management
14 150 (16.78%) Mentoring
15 142 (15.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 123 (13.76%) Scrum
17 116 (12.98%) WebDriver
18 114 (12.75%) C#
19 109 (12.19%) Non-Functional Testing
20 108 (12.08%) HP
21 96 (10.74%) Waterfall
21 96 (10.74%) Manual Testing
22 95 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
22 95 (10.63%) Automation Testing
23 94 (10.51%) Functional Testing
23 94 (10.51%) Cucumber
24 91 (10.18%) .NET
25 89 (9.96%) Performance Testing
25 89 (9.96%) SDLC

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.90%) SAS
3 12 (1.34%) MQSeries
4 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.56%) IIS
6 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.45%) WordPress
7 3 (0.34%) CMS
7 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) Apache
8 2 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 37 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.01%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) MS Project
3 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Temenos T24
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.11%) HFM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.34%) SaaS
2 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.01%) Internet
3 7 (0.78%) GSM
4 5 (0.56%) 4G
5 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.34%) 2G
6 3 (0.34%) 3G
6 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.34%) Firewall
6 3 (0.34%) LTE
6 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.34%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.34%) Wireless
7 2 (0.22%) DAB
7 2 (0.22%) GPRS
7 2 (0.22%) MVNO
7 2 (0.22%) PSTN
7 2 (0.22%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.01%) Big Data
4 9 (1.01%) MySQL
4 9 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.34%) DB2
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.34%) MS Access
8 3 (0.34%) OLTP
8 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.22%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 287 (32.10%) Selenium
2 116 (12.98%) WebDriver
3 94 (10.51%) Cucumber
4 74 (8.28%) JIRA
5 68 (7.61%) HP UFT
6 59 (6.60%) LoadRunner
7 53 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.81%) SpecFlow
9 41 (4.59%) JMeter
9 41 (4.59%) Visual Studio
10 40 (4.47%) JUnit
11 32 (3.58%) Jenkins
12 28 (3.13%) Git (software)
12 28 (3.13%) TestNG
13 24 (2.68%) Appium
13 24 (2.68%) FitNesse
14 19 (2.13%) JProfiler
15 16 (1.79%) NUnit
16 15 (1.68%) JBehave
17 14 (1.57%) NeoLoad
General
1 321 (35.91%) Finance
2 71 (7.94%) Banking
3 56 (6.26%) Retail
4 36 (4.03%) Law
4 36 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.01%) Legal
6 18 (2.01%) Marketing
7 12 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.34%) Publishing
8 10 (1.12%) Advertising
8 10 (1.12%) Games
9 9 (1.01%) Local Government
10 8 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.18%) .NET
2 53 (5.93%) Web Services
3 36 (4.03%) Gherkin
4 29 (3.24%) Middleware
5 26 (2.91%) XML
6 20 (2.24%) SOAP
7 14 (1.57%) HTML
7 14 (1.57%) J2EE
7 14 (1.57%) Java EE
8 10 (1.12%) CSS
9 9 (1.01%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.89%) REST
11 7 (0.78%) JSON
11 7 (0.78%) RESTful
12 6 (0.67%) Grails
13 5 (0.56%) Ajax
14 4 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (0.45%) WCF
15 3 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
16 2 (0.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 14 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.45%) Fintech
7 13 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.34%) Social Media
9 11 (1.23%) New Media
10 9 (1.01%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.45%) Equities
13 4 (0.45%) User Experience
14 3 (0.34%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.34%) Handset
14 3 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.70%) Unix
2 48 (5.37%) Windows
3 26 (2.91%) Linux
4 16 (1.79%) Android
5 13 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (24.16%) Test Automation
3 191 (21.36%) Test Strategy
4 173 (19.35%) Software Testing
5 169 (18.90%) Test Scripting
6 160 (17.90%) Automated Testing
7 158 (17.67%) Test Management
8 150 (16.78%) Mentoring
9 142 (15.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 123 (13.76%) Scrum
11 109 (12.19%) Non-Functional Testing
12 96 (10.74%) Manual Testing
12 96 (10.74%) Waterfall
13 95 (10.63%) Automation Testing
14 94 (10.51%) Functional Testing
15 89 (9.96%) Performance Testing
15 89 (9.96%) SDLC
16 87 (9.73%) BDD
16 87 (9.73%) TDD
17 86 (9.62%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (19.46%) SQL
2 169 (18.90%) Java
3 114 (12.75%) C#
4 24 (2.68%) Ruby
4 24 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 17 (1.90%) Python
6 13 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.34%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.89%) C++
10 6 (0.67%) VB
11 5 (0.56%) PHP
12 4 (0.45%) VB6
13 3 (0.34%) Perl
14 2 (0.22%) C
15 1 (0.11%) ABAP
15 1 (0.11%) COBOL
15 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (22.71%) ISEB
2 175 (19.57%) ISTQB
3 68 (7.61%) Degree
4 56 (6.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 40 (4.47%) Security Cleared
6 25 (2.80%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.23%) CREST Certified
8 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CEH
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) GCIA
11 1 (0.11%) GCIH
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (42.62%) QA
2 13 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.78%) HL7
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.56%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) SDET
6 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 49 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.34%) DameWare
2 3 (0.34%) SCCM
2 3 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.11%) Netcool
4 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 108 (12.08%) HP
2 81 (9.06%) Oracle
3 72 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.47%) SAP
5 36 (4.03%) IBM
6 29 (3.24%) Citrix
7 15 (1.68%) Capita
8 13 (1.45%) webMethods
9 12 (1.34%) Green Hat
10 9 (1.01%) VMware
11 5 (0.56%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.56%) New Relic
11 5 (0.56%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco
13 3 (0.34%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.34%) McAfee
14 2 (0.22%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.22%) Northgate
14 2 (0.22%) Siebel
14 2 (0.22%) SimCorp
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus + Fantastic Pension Schemes + Othe
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Worldpay
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: Competitive salary + 28 days annual leave + up to 11% pension
Posted: 17 days ago