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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
UK / England
Rank 518 505 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 350 441 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 266 367 348
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.43%

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
76009 88690 93012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63572 75206 77885
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +58 124 £55,000 -6.77% 13
South East +52 82 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands +29 37 £43,500 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +1 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -23 24 £40,000 +7.38% 4
East of England +9 21 £52,500 -0.94% 4
Yorkshire -25 19 £41,750 -16.50% 1
South West +1 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North East -8 1 £75,000 +108.33%
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 361 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (29.52%) QA
3 204 (27.76%) Selenium
4 203 (27.62%) ISTQB
5 201 (27.35%) Finance
6 200 (27.21%) Test Scripting
7 187 (25.44%) Test Automation
8 186 (25.31%) ISEB
9 161 (21.90%) Test Strategy
10 145 (19.73%) SQL
11 138 (18.78%) Software Testing
12 134 (18.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 133 (18.10%) Java
14 131 (17.82%) HP
15 126 (17.14%) Automated Testing
16 122 (16.60%) SDLC
17 111 (15.10%) Test Management
17 111 (15.10%) JIRA
18 106 (14.42%) Mentoring
19 96 (13.06%) Automation Testing
20 94 (12.79%) Scrum
21 87 (11.84%) Python
22 84 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
23 83 (11.29%) TDD
23 83 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
24 82 (11.16%) Cucumber
25 81 (11.02%) Regression Testing
26 80 (10.88%) Manual Testing
27 79 (10.75%) C#
28 78 (10.61%) Microsoft

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 21 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 12 (1.63%) Confluence
3 8 (1.09%) Apache
3 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.41%) CMS
6 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.14%) FileNet
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.40%) MS Office
3 22 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.90%) MS Project
5 6 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 3 (0.41%) Primavera
3 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.41%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.41%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.41%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.41%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) HFM
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) SaaS
2 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.36%) HTTP
2 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.27%) ATM
3 2 (0.27%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.14%) CTI
4 1 (0.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.14%) VoIP
4 1 (0.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.14%) Wireless
4 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.63%) MySQL
6 10 (1.36%) Big Data
6 10 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.82%) QlikView
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.54%) GIS
12 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.27%) Power BI
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 204 (27.76%) Selenium
2 111 (15.10%) JIRA
3 82 (11.16%) Cucumber
4 75 (10.20%) LoadRunner
5 59 (8.03%) HP UFT
6 58 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (7.21%) SoapUI
7 53 (7.21%) WebDriver
8 43 (5.85%) JMeter
9 40 (5.44%) Jenkins
10 34 (4.63%) SpecFlow
11 32 (4.35%) Git (software)
12 22 (2.99%) Robot Framework
13 19 (2.59%) Visual Studio
14 16 (2.18%) Appium
15 13 (1.77%) Maven
15 13 (1.77%) NUnit
16 12 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (1.09%) Capybara
17 8 (1.09%) YouTrack
General
1 201 (27.35%) Finance
2 71 (9.66%) Banking
3 35 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.27%) Legal
5 23 (3.13%) Law
6 21 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.18%) Retail
8 8 (1.09%) Electronics
9 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.54%) Games
11 3 (0.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.41%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.12%) .NET
2 43 (5.85%) Gherkin
2 43 (5.85%) Web Services
3 30 (4.08%) XML
4 23 (3.13%) SOAP
5 19 (2.59%) HTML
6 14 (1.90%) REST
7 8 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.09%) Middleware
7 8 (1.09%) RESTful
8 5 (0.68%) Ajax
8 5 (0.68%) CSS
8 5 (0.68%) Spring
8 5 (0.68%) XBRL
9 4 (0.54%) Drools
9 4 (0.54%) HTML5
9 4 (0.54%) iOS SDK
9 4 (0.54%) JSON
9 4 (0.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.04%) New Media
5 11 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.50%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.36%) iPad
6 10 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.22%) Statistics
8 8 (1.09%) Blog
8 8 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.09%) Fintech
9 7 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.82%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.03%) Linux
2 40 (5.44%) Windows
3 24 (3.27%) Android
4 23 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.68%) Unix
6 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (27.21%) Test Scripting
3 187 (25.44%) Test Automation
4 161 (21.90%) Test Strategy
5 138 (18.78%) Software Testing
6 134 (18.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 126 (17.14%) Automated Testing
8 122 (16.60%) SDLC
9 111 (15.10%) Test Management
10 106 (14.42%) Mentoring
11 96 (13.06%) Automation Testing
12 94 (12.79%) Scrum
13 84 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
14 83 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (11.29%) TDD
15 81 (11.02%) Regression Testing
16 80 (10.88%) Manual Testing
17 70 (9.52%) Test Planning
18 64 (8.71%) Defect Management
19 63 (8.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (19.73%) SQL
2 133 (18.10%) Java
3 87 (11.84%) Python
4 79 (10.75%) C#
5 67 (9.12%) JavaScript
6 44 (5.99%) C++
7 42 (5.71%) Ruby
8 22 (2.99%) Perl
9 21 (2.86%) C
10 15 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.36%) VBScript
14 9 (1.22%) AWK
15 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.95%) Groovy
16 7 (0.95%) VBA
17 6 (0.82%) VB
17 6 (0.82%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 203 (27.62%) ISTQB
2 186 (25.31%) ISEB
3 43 (5.85%) Degree
4 39 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.68%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (0.68%) CISSP
8 5 (0.68%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.68%) GIAC
8 5 (0.68%) GPEN
8 5 (0.68%) OSCP
9 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (29.52%) QA
2 22 (2.99%) SDET
3 5 (0.68%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (7.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (17.82%) HP
2 78 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.30%) Oracle
4 43 (5.85%) SAP
5 16 (2.18%) Siebel
6 14 (1.90%) Sun
7 10 (1.36%) Cognizant
8 9 (1.22%) Charles River
9 7 (0.95%) EMC
9 7 (0.95%) hybris
10 6 (0.82%) Citrix
10 6 (0.82%) IBM
11 5 (0.68%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.68%) Ariba
11 5 (0.68%) Cognos
11 5 (0.68%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.54%) Capita
13 3 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.41%) VMware
14 2 (0.27%) Serena
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension, other benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, 25 Days
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits+Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent holiday, pension and furth
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Picsolve
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Full package & Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 19 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago