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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
UK / England
Rank 526 536 523
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 320 430 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 350
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,325 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +87 134 £55,000 -8.33% 16
South East +46 52 £50,000 -4.76% 11
West Midlands +22 30 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +30 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +16 23 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Yorkshire -15 21 £45,000 - 3
North West -32 21 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West 0 10 £42,500 +6.25%
North East -1 5 £34,000 -15.00%
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 353 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (30.68%) ISTQB
3 214 (30.40%) QA
4 209 (29.69%) Selenium
5 198 (28.13%) Test Scripting
6 192 (27.27%) ISEB
7 178 (25.28%) Finance
8 171 (24.29%) Test Strategy
9 167 (23.72%) Test Automation
10 157 (22.30%) SQL
11 130 (18.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 127 (18.04%) Software Testing
13 126 (17.90%) Java
14 124 (17.61%) HP
15 114 (16.19%) Automated Testing
15 114 (16.19%) Test Management
15 114 (16.19%) SDLC
16 105 (14.91%) Mentoring
17 92 (13.07%) Scrum
18 89 (12.64%) Microsoft
18 89 (12.64%) Automation Testing
19 86 (12.22%) Non-Functional Testing
20 82 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 81 (11.51%) JIRA
22 79 (11.22%) Regression Testing
23 75 (10.65%) LoadRunner
24 72 (10.23%) C#
24 72 (10.23%) Cucumber
25 71 (10.09%) Python
26 70 (9.94%) TDD

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 13 (1.85%) Apache
1 13 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 11 (1.56%) Confluence
3 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.43%) CMS
6 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.43%) IIS
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.41%) MS Office
3 22 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.85%) MS Project
5 7 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.43%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.43%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.43%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.43%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.43%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.28%) HFM
4 2 (0.28%) Primavera
4 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.27%) SaaS
2 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.85%) Force.com
5 5 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.28%) LAN
2 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.14%) DNS
3 1 (0.14%) Firewall
3 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.14%) VoIP
3 1 (0.14%) WAN
3 1 (0.14%) Wireless
3 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.99%) MySQL
5 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.14%) QlikView
8 7 (0.99%) Big Data
9 4 (0.57%) GIS
10 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.28%) Power BI
11 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 209 (29.69%) Selenium
2 81 (11.51%) JIRA
3 75 (10.65%) LoadRunner
4 72 (10.23%) Cucumber
5 69 (9.80%) HP UFT
6 65 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (5.97%) SoapUI
8 41 (5.82%) WebDriver
9 34 (4.83%) JMeter
10 32 (4.55%) SpecFlow
11 26 (3.69%) Visual Studio
12 22 (3.13%) Jenkins
13 19 (2.70%) Git (software)
14 17 (2.41%) Robot Framework
15 12 (1.70%) Appium
16 9 (1.28%) JUnit
16 9 (1.28%) Protractor
17 8 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (1.14%) Capybara
17 8 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 178 (25.28%) Finance
2 62 (8.81%) Banking
3 32 (4.55%) Legal
4 27 (3.84%) Law
5 26 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.13%) Retail
7 15 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.28%) Electronics
9 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Marketing
10 3 (0.43%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.39%) .NET
2 43 (6.11%) Gherkin
3 39 (5.54%) Web Services
4 26 (3.69%) SOAP
4 26 (3.69%) XML
5 19 (2.70%) HTML
6 10 (1.42%) CSS
7 9 (1.28%) REST
8 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.85%) Middleware
9 6 (0.85%) RESTful
10 5 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.71%) JSON
11 4 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.57%) Android SDK
11 4 (0.57%) iOS SDK
11 4 (0.57%) Velocity
12 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.43%) Node.js
12 3 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 31 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.70%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.42%) New Media
7 9 (1.28%) Fintech
8 8 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.14%) iPad
9 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.71%) User Experience
10 4 (0.57%) Blog
10 4 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.43%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.81%) Linux
2 33 (4.69%) Windows
3 16 (2.27%) Android
4 15 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.43%) Unix
6 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 171 (24.29%) Test Strategy
4 167 (23.72%) Test Automation
5 130 (18.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 127 (18.04%) Software Testing
7 114 (16.19%) Automated Testing
7 114 (16.19%) SDLC
7 114 (16.19%) Test Management
8 105 (14.91%) Mentoring
9 92 (13.07%) Scrum
10 89 (12.64%) Automation Testing
11 86 (12.22%) Non-Functional Testing
12 82 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 79 (11.22%) Regression Testing
14 70 (9.94%) TDD
14 70 (9.94%) Test Planning
15 63 (8.95%) Manual Testing
16 61 (8.66%) BDD
17 56 (7.95%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (22.30%) SQL
2 126 (17.90%) Java
3 72 (10.23%) C#
4 71 (10.09%) Python
5 55 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 43 (6.11%) C++
7 32 (4.55%) Ruby
8 20 (2.84%) C
9 18 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.27%) Perl
11 13 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.99%) AWK
13 7 (0.99%) VBA
14 6 (0.85%) VB
14 6 (0.85%) VBScript
15 5 (0.71%) Groovy
15 5 (0.71%) Scala
16 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 216 (30.68%) ISTQB
2 192 (27.27%) ISEB
3 53 (7.53%) Degree
4 45 (6.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 25 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.99%) CHECK Team Leader
8 7 (0.99%) CISSP
8 7 (0.99%) CREST Certified
8 7 (0.99%) GIAC
8 7 (0.99%) GPEN
8 7 (0.99%) OSCP
9 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.43%) ACCA
11 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (30.40%) QA
2 14 (1.99%) SDET
3 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (8.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.28%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 124 (17.61%) HP
2 89 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 59 (8.38%) SAP
4 54 (7.67%) Oracle
5 16 (2.27%) Siebel
6 14 (1.99%) Sun
7 10 (1.42%) Charles River
8 7 (0.99%) EMC
9 6 (0.85%) Citrix
9 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.71%) Ariba
10 5 (0.71%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.71%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.57%) IBM
11 4 (0.57%) VMware
12 3 (0.43%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.43%) hybris
13 2 (0.28%) Google
13 2 (0.28%) PayPal
13 2 (0.28%) TOWER Software
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