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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 542 525 602
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 405 466 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 323 367 343
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -21 119 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Yorkshire +1 63 £42,500 -5.55% 6
South East -36 57 £52,500 +20.00% 8
West Midlands +3 47 £41,250 +0.60% 3
North West +38 42 £50,000 +42.85% 2
South West -16 36 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +15 19 £53,750 +34.37%
East Midlands +9 10 £41,250 +3.12% 1
North East - 5 £40,500 -
Midlands -1 2 £38,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 404 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (38.95%) Finance
3 288 (34.20%) QA
4 269 (31.95%) Selenium
5 192 (22.80%) Test Strategy
6 189 (22.45%) Test Automation
7 183 (21.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 177 (21.02%) Test Scripting
9 171 (20.31%) ISEB
10 152 (18.05%) Mentoring
11 151 (17.93%) ISTQB
12 150 (17.81%) Software Testing
13 147 (17.46%) SQL
14 137 (16.27%) Automated Testing
15 132 (15.68%) Test Management
16 131 (15.56%) Integration Testing
16 131 (15.56%) Java
17 124 (14.73%) WebDriver
18 118 (14.01%) SDLC
19 117 (13.90%) Scrum
20 107 (12.71%) Functional Testing
21 103 (12.23%) C#
22 102 (12.11%) HP
23 99 (11.76%) Regression Testing
24 95 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
25 92 (10.93%) Automation Testing
25 92 (10.93%) Manual Testing
26 87 (10.33%) Waterfall
27 83 (9.86%) .NET
28 80 (9.50%) Analytical Skills

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (1.90%) SAS
2 12 (1.43%) MQSeries
2 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.48%) WordPress
5 3 (0.36%) CMS
5 3 (0.36%) Confluence
5 3 (0.36%) IIS
6 2 (0.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.24%) MTS
7 1 (0.12%) Apache
7 1 (0.12%) Node.js
7 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.26%) MS Office
3 9 (1.07%) MS Project
4 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.43%) Temenos T24
2 8 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Lorenzo
4 4 (0.48%) Primavera
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.12%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.19%) Internet
3 7 (0.83%) 4G
3 7 (0.83%) GPRS
3 7 (0.83%) GSM
3 7 (0.83%) UMTS
4 5 (0.59%) 2G
4 5 (0.59%) 3G
4 5 (0.59%) VoIP
5 4 (0.48%) 3GPP
5 4 (0.48%) HTTP
5 4 (0.48%) INAP
5 4 (0.48%) M3UA
5 4 (0.48%) SCCP
5 4 (0.48%) SCTP
5 4 (0.48%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (0.48%) SMPP
5 4 (0.48%) TCAP
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.61%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (1.31%) MySQL
5 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.59%) Big Data
7 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.36%) DB2
7 3 (0.36%) GIS
7 3 (0.36%) MS Access
7 3 (0.36%) OLTP
8 2 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 269 (31.95%) Selenium
2 124 (14.73%) WebDriver
3 79 (9.38%) JIRA
4 62 (7.36%) Cucumber
5 59 (7.01%) HP UFT
6 55 (6.53%) JMeter
7 53 (6.29%) LoadRunner
8 39 (4.63%) TestNG
9 37 (4.39%) JUnit
10 36 (4.28%) SpecFlow
11 29 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.73%) Appium
12 23 (2.73%) Jenkins
13 20 (2.38%) Git (software)
14 16 (1.90%) NUnit
15 15 (1.78%) JBehave
15 15 (1.78%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.54%) Ranorex
17 12 (1.43%) FitNesse
17 12 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 328 (38.95%) Finance
2 66 (7.84%) Banking
3 62 (7.36%) Retail
4 34 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.80%) Law
6 25 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.14%) Games
8 17 (2.02%) Publishing
9 15 (1.78%) Legal
10 10 (1.19%) Advertising
11 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.95%) Marketing
12 5 (0.59%) Local Government
13 4 (0.48%) Billing
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Front Office
14 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.86%) .NET
2 39 (4.63%) XML
3 34 (4.04%) Web Services
4 27 (3.21%) Middleware
5 24 (2.85%) Gherkin
6 23 (2.73%) SOAP
7 16 (1.90%) HTML
8 13 (1.54%) CSS
9 9 (1.07%) Ajax
9 9 (1.07%) RESTful
10 6 (0.71%) REST
11 5 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.59%) Flash
11 5 (0.59%) jQuery
11 5 (0.59%) JSON
11 5 (0.59%) WCF
12 3 (0.36%) J2EE
12 3 (0.36%) Java EE
12 3 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.24%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 24 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.73%) Social Media
5 21 (2.49%) Fintech
6 10 (1.19%) New Media
7 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.71%) PMI
10 5 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.59%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.48%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.36%) User Experience
13 2 (0.24%) Derivative
13 2 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.94%) Windows
2 33 (3.92%) Unix
3 26 (3.09%) Linux
4 18 (2.14%) Android
5 16 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.24%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (22.80%) Test Strategy
3 189 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 183 (21.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 177 (21.02%) Test Scripting
6 152 (18.05%) Mentoring
7 150 (17.81%) Software Testing
8 137 (16.27%) Automated Testing
9 132 (15.68%) Test Management
10 131 (15.56%) Integration Testing
11 118 (14.01%) SDLC
12 117 (13.90%) Scrum
13 107 (12.71%) Functional Testing
14 99 (11.76%) Regression Testing
15 95 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 92 (10.93%) Automation Testing
16 92 (10.93%) Manual Testing
17 87 (10.33%) Waterfall
18 78 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
19 77 (9.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (17.46%) SQL
2 131 (15.56%) Java
3 103 (12.23%) C#
4 26 (3.09%) Ruby
5 25 (2.97%) Python
6 19 (2.26%) PL/SQL
7 17 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.19%) C++
9 10 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.95%) PHP
11 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.71%) C
12 6 (0.71%) VB
13 4 (0.48%) VB6
14 1 (0.12%) COBOL
14 1 (0.12%) RPG
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 171 (20.31%) ISEB
2 151 (17.93%) ISTQB
3 55 (6.53%) Degree
4 53 (6.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.07%) CREST Certified
7 9 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (0.12%) GCIA
13 1 (0.12%) GCIH
13 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (34.20%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) SLA
3 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.59%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.59%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.48%) HL7
6 3 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.36%) DameWare
2 3 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 102 (12.11%) HP
2 58 (6.89%) Oracle
3 57 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.51%) IBM
5 24 (2.85%) SAP
6 19 (2.26%) Citrix
7 13 (1.54%) webMethods
8 12 (1.43%) Green Hat
9 8 (0.95%) WorldPay
10 7 (0.83%) VMware
11 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.59%) Capita
11 5 (0.59%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.59%) New Relic
12 3 (0.36%) Cisco
12 3 (0.36%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.24%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.24%) Northgate
13 2 (0.24%) SimCorp
14 1 (0.12%) GoldenSource
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + allowance & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
nCrypt Limted
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gosport
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago