The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 598 580 599
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 296 289 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 243 207 230
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -86 104 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East +32 60 £45,000 -4.25% 7
South West +14 44 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire -15 32 £52,500 +23.52% 2
East of England -21 18 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -10 13 £39,250 -24.15% 2
East Midlands -14 12 £40,000 +8.10%
North West -12 10 £57,750 +54.00% 3
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Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 211 (36.89%) QA
2 181 (31.64%) Finance
3 146 (25.52%) Test Scripting
4 141 (24.65%) ISEB
5 135 (23.60%) Selenium
6 114 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (19.06%) Test Automation
8 107 (18.71%) SQL
9 106 (18.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 98 (17.13%) Test Strategy
11 89 (15.56%) Automated Testing
12 88 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
13 82 (14.34%) ISTQB
14 79 (13.81%) Performance Testing
15 76 (13.29%) Test Management
16 74 (12.94%) Software Testing
17 70 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
18 69 (12.06%) Java
19 66 (11.54%) Degree
20 64 (11.19%) LoadRunner
21 62 (10.84%) JUnit
22 60 (10.49%) Automation Testing
23 57 (9.97%) Banking
24 55 (9.62%) Waterfall
25 54 (9.44%) Windows
25 54 (9.44%) HP
26 50 (8.74%) Retail
26 50 (8.74%) Security Cleared
27 46 (8.04%) SC Cleared
28 44 (7.69%) Oracle

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.52%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.17%) Node.js
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Project
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.62%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.17%) IPv6
4 1 (0.17%) SAN
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) MPLS
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) SS7
4 1 (0.17%) GPRS
4 1 (0.17%) GSM
4 1 (0.17%) LAN
4 1 (0.17%) SDH
4 1 (0.17%) UMTS
4 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.02%) Oracle Database
2 21 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.40%) Big Data
6 6 (1.05%) MySQL
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (23.60%) Selenium
2 70 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 64 (11.19%) LoadRunner
4 62 (10.84%) JUnit
5 40 (6.99%) WebDriver
6 30 (5.24%) Cucumber
7 29 (5.07%) SoapUI
8 27 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 22 (3.85%) JIRA
9 22 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (3.67%) QALoad
10 21 (3.67%) Jenkins
11 20 (3.50%) TestPartner
11 20 (3.50%) SilkPerformer
11 20 (3.50%) jMock
11 20 (3.50%) EasyMock
12 16 (2.80%) TestDirector
12 16 (2.80%) JMeter
13 15 (2.62%) Calabash
14 12 (2.10%) eggPlant
General
1 181 (31.64%) Finance
2 57 (9.97%) Banking
3 50 (8.74%) Retail
4 31 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.05%) Billing
7 6 (1.05%) Front Office
8 4 (0.70%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.64%) SOAP
2 35 (6.12%) Web Services
3 28 (4.90%) .NET
4 20 (3.50%) REST
5 16 (2.80%) XML
6 8 (1.40%) JSF
7 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.87%) HTML
9 4 (0.70%) CSS
9 4 (0.70%) J2EE
9 4 (0.70%) JSON
10 3 (0.52%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.52%) RESTful
11 2 (0.35%) JMS
11 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.35%) jQuery
12 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.17%) Grails
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.34%) Open Source
2 30 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.22%) Derivative
8 6 (1.05%) Wiki
8 6 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.70%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) Statistics
11 3 (0.52%) EPoS
11 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.35%) EFT
12 2 (0.35%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.44%) Windows
2 30 (5.24%) Apple iOS
3 27 (4.72%) Android
4 15 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (2.62%) Linux
5 12 (2.10%) UNIX
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
6 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (25.52%) Test Scripting
2 114 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (19.06%) Test Automation
4 106 (18.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 98 (17.13%) Test Strategy
6 89 (15.56%) Automated Testing
7 79 (13.81%) Performance Testing
8 76 (13.29%) Test Management
9 74 (12.94%) Software Testing
10 60 (10.49%) Automation Testing
11 55 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 42 (7.34%) Manual Testing
13 38 (6.64%) TDD
14 36 (6.29%) BDD
14 36 (6.29%) Integration Testing
15 35 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (5.94%) Project Management
17 32 (5.59%) Scrum
18 30 (5.24%) V-Model
19 28 (4.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 107 (18.71%) SQL
2 69 (12.06%) Java
3 34 (5.94%) C#
4 11 (1.92%) Groovy
4 11 (1.92%) Perl
5 8 (1.40%) Ruby
6 7 (1.22%) C++
6 7 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.05%) Python
7 6 (1.05%) VB
8 5 (0.87%) VBScript
9 2 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) Scala
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (24.65%) ISEB
2 82 (14.34%) ISTQB
3 66 (11.54%) Degree
4 50 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 46 (8.04%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.05%) HND
8 6 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.17%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (36.89%) QA
2 20 (3.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) vSphere
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) XenApp
2 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (9.44%) HP
2 44 (7.69%) Oracle
3 41 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.50%) SAP
5 16 (2.80%) IBM
6 7 (1.22%) hybris
7 6 (1.05%) Cisco
8 5 (0.87%) Cognos
9 4 (0.70%) Primavera
10 3 (0.52%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.35%) webMethods
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.35%) StatPro
11 2 (0.35%) Google
11 2 (0.35%) VMware
11 2 (0.35%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.17%) Twitter
12 1 (0.17%) Fundtech
12 1 (0.17%) Cerillion
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Health Care + Flexi Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Dagenham
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northumberland
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago