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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 604 652 585
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 267 227 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 184 248
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,100 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 +8 100 £52,500 +1.94% 14
South East -6 57 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire -24 22 £45,000 +3.44% 4
South West +1 19 £40,000 -15.78% 5
East Midlands 0 14 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -20 14 £38,750 -3.12% 5
East of England -34 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -6 12 £45,000 +25.00% 3
North East - 3 £35,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 197 (34.99%) Finance
2 189 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (33.21%) QA
4 177 (31.44%) ISEB
5 170 (30.20%) Test Scripting
6 128 (22.74%) ISTQB
7 118 (20.96%) Selenium
8 108 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 108 (19.18%) Test Strategy
9 105 (18.65%) Automated Testing
10 98 (17.41%) SQL
11 90 (15.99%) Software Testing
12 87 (15.45%) Test Management
13 86 (15.28%) Test Automation
14 82 (14.56%) Manual Testing
15 80 (14.21%) HP Quality Center
16 77 (13.68%) QuickTest Pro
17 71 (12.61%) Mentoring
18 67 (11.90%) Performance Testing
18 67 (11.90%) Banking
19 62 (11.01%) Automation Testing
20 52 (9.24%) Waterfall
20 52 (9.24%) HP
21 51 (9.06%) Open Source
22 49 (8.70%) WebDriver
22 49 (8.70%) LoadRunner
22 49 (8.70%) Retail
23 48 (8.53%) Java
23 48 (8.53%) Windows
24 45 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.53%) Confluence
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.20%) MS Office
3 7 (1.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) Firewall
3 2 (0.36%) FTP
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) GPRS
4 1 (0.18%) GSM
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) UMTS
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.18%) SS7
4 1 (0.18%) CTI
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) IPv6
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.42%) MySQL
4 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.71%) Big Data
5 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (20.96%) Selenium
2 77 (13.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 49 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 49 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 29 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.80%) JUnit
6 26 (4.62%) JMeter
7 23 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.91%) TestDirector
8 22 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 18 (3.20%) Jenkins
10 16 (2.84%) JIRA
11 15 (2.66%) FitNesse
12 14 (2.49%) NeoLoad
13 12 (2.13%) Git (software)
14 10 (1.78%) Subversion
14 10 (1.78%) WebLOAD
14 10 (1.78%) Selenium IDE
15 9 (1.60%) WinRunner
16 8 (1.42%) Capybara
General
1 197 (34.99%) Finance
2 67 (11.90%) Banking
3 49 (8.70%) Retail
4 25 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.78%) Front Office
6 8 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Games
8 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.86%) .NET
2 24 (4.26%) Web Services
3 22 (3.91%) SOAP
4 20 (3.55%) XML
5 11 (1.95%) REST
6 10 (1.78%) HTML
7 7 (1.24%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.07%) J2EE
9 4 (0.71%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.53%) CSS
10 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.36%) JSF
11 2 (0.36%) JSP
11 2 (0.36%) JMS
11 2 (0.36%) RESTful
11 2 (0.36%) jQuery
11 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.18%) Grails
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.06%) Open Source
2 31 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.84%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.24%) Derivative
9 5 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.71%) Statistics
11 3 (0.53%) iPad
11 3 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.53%) Equities
12 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.36%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.53%) Windows
2 19 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (2.49%) UNIX
4 12 (2.13%) Linux
5 11 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.78%) Android
7 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (30.20%) Test Scripting
3 108 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 108 (19.18%) Test Strategy
4 105 (18.65%) Automated Testing
5 90 (15.99%) Software Testing
6 87 (15.45%) Test Management
7 86 (15.28%) Test Automation
8 82 (14.56%) Manual Testing
9 71 (12.61%) Mentoring
10 67 (11.90%) Performance Testing
11 62 (11.01%) Automation Testing
12 52 (9.24%) Waterfall
13 45 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (7.82%) Integration Testing
15 41 (7.28%) Scrum
16 36 (6.39%) Project Management
17 35 (6.22%) TDD
18 34 (6.04%) Regression Testing
19 31 (5.51%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 98 (17.41%) SQL
2 48 (8.53%) Java
3 31 (5.51%) C#
4 13 (2.31%) VB
5 10 (1.78%) VBScript
6 8 (1.42%) Ruby
7 6 (1.07%) C
7 6 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.89%) Python
8 5 (0.89%) C++
9 4 (0.71%) F#
10 3 (0.53%) Groovy
10 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.36%) VBA
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (31.44%) ISEB
2 128 (22.74%) ISTQB
3 42 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.93%) Degree
4 39 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.18%) CCNP
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (33.21%) QA
2 13 (2.31%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.71%) vSphere
2 1 (0.18%) KVM
2 1 (0.18%) XenApp
2 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 80 (14.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (9.24%) HP
2 40 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.39%) Oracle
4 16 (2.84%) SAP
5 7 (1.24%) Fujitsu
6 6 (1.07%) Primavera
6 6 (1.07%) Cisco
7 5 (0.89%) VMware
8 3 (0.53%) Cognos
9 2 (0.36%) Google
9 2 (0.36%) Orchard
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe
9 2 (0.36%) CA
9 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.36%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.36%) webMethods
9 2 (0.36%) StatPro
9 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.18%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.18%) Fundtech
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30800 - £38600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000 Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,440 to £44,605 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on years experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on years experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago