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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 562 616 579
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 351 294 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 290 254 230
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £36,300 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +76 147 £52,500 -3.66% 16
Yorkshire +43 74 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South East +6 54 £44,500 +4.70% 7
West Midlands +8 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South West -32 17 £40,500 -24.29% 1
North West +8 14 £39,000 -35.00% 4
East Midlands +9 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -5 7 £50,000 +33.33%
North East - 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 320 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (36.01%) ISEB
3 216 (31.49%) Finance
4 204 (29.74%) QA
5 158 (23.03%) Selenium
6 155 (22.59%) Java
7 153 (22.30%) Software Testing
8 145 (21.14%) Test Strategy
9 135 (19.68%) ISTQB
10 134 (19.53%) SQL
11 125 (18.22%) Test Scripting
12 120 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 114 (16.62%) Automated Testing
14 100 (14.58%) Mentoring
15 99 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 98 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 97 (14.14%) Test Management
18 90 (13.12%) Banking
19 88 (12.83%) C#
20 81 (11.81%) SDLC
21 79 (11.52%) Performance Testing
22 78 (11.37%) Scrum
23 77 (11.22%) WebDriver
24 75 (10.93%) Manual Testing
24 75 (10.93%) HP
25 68 (9.91%) System Integration Testing
26 64 (9.33%) Automation Testing
26 64 (9.33%) .NET
27 62 (9.04%) Retail
28 60 (8.75%) TDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 15 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.44%) CMS
2 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.29%) Node.js
3 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.15%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.15%) IIS
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.31%) MS Office
5 4 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.58%) Summit
3 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.75%) HTTP
2 11 (1.60%) Internet
3 8 (1.17%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.58%) GSM
5 4 (0.58%) PSTN
6 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.15%) ATM
6 1 (0.15%) RTP
6 1 (0.15%) SS7
6 1 (0.15%) SMPP
6 1 (0.15%) TCAP
6 1 (0.15%) ISUP
6 1 (0.15%) INAP
6 1 (0.15%) H.323
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.46%) MySQL
3 10 (1.46%) Big Data
4 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.15%) Informix
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 158 (23.03%) Selenium
2 77 (11.22%) WebDriver
3 54 (7.87%) HP UFT
4 52 (7.58%) LoadRunner
5 45 (6.56%) JIRA
6 35 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (4.96%) Cucumber
8 30 (4.37%) Jenkins
9 29 (4.23%) JMeter
10 28 (4.08%) Visual Studio
11 22 (3.21%) FitNesse
11 22 (3.21%) SoapUI
12 16 (2.33%) WinRunner
13 14 (2.04%) Maven
14 12 (1.75%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.46%) Subversion
15 10 (1.46%) JUnit
15 10 (1.46%) TestNG
16 8 (1.17%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 216 (31.49%) Finance
2 90 (13.12%) Banking
3 62 (9.04%) Retail
4 34 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.60%) Legal
8 11 (1.60%) Games
9 9 (1.31%) Local Government
10 5 (0.73%) Marketing
10 5 (0.73%) Publishing
10 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Front Office
11 4 (0.58%) Avionics
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.33%) .NET
2 36 (5.25%) XML
3 31 (4.52%) HTML
4 30 (4.37%) Web Services
5 22 (3.21%) SOAP
6 13 (1.90%) Middleware
6 13 (1.90%) CSS
7 12 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (1.31%) Apache Flex
8 9 (1.31%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.31%) J2EE
9 7 (1.02%) XSD
9 7 (1.02%) WSDL
10 6 (0.87%) Java EE
10 6 (0.87%) HTML5
10 6 (0.87%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.58%) WPF
11 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.44%) REST
13 2 (0.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.17%) Equities
9 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Xbox
11 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.44%) Replication
12 2 (0.29%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.29%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.15%) iSeries
13 1 (0.15%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.15%) Social Gaming
13 1 (0.15%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.96%) UNIX
2 33 (4.81%) Windows
3 6 (0.87%) Linux
3 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.58%) Android
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (22.30%) Software Testing
3 145 (21.14%) Test Strategy
4 125 (18.22%) Test Scripting
5 120 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 114 (16.62%) Automated Testing
7 100 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 99 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 98 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 97 (14.14%) Test Management
11 81 (11.81%) SDLC
12 79 (11.52%) Performance Testing
13 78 (11.37%) Scrum
14 75 (10.93%) Manual Testing
15 68 (9.91%) System Integration Testing
16 64 (9.33%) Automation Testing
17 60 (8.75%) TDD
18 53 (7.73%) Test Planning
19 51 (7.43%) BDD
20 50 (7.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 155 (22.59%) Java
2 134 (19.53%) SQL
3 88 (12.83%) C#
4 12 (1.75%) C++
4 12 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.75%) C
5 10 (1.46%) PHP
6 8 (1.17%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.17%) Ruby
6 8 (1.17%) XPath
6 8 (1.17%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.17%) VBScript
7 7 (1.02%) VB
7 7 (1.02%) Python
8 2 (0.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 247 (36.01%) ISEB
2 135 (19.68%) ISTQB
3 45 (6.56%) Degree
4 43 (6.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (29.74%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) FATCA
3 4 (0.58%) EMIR
3 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.58%) MiFID
3 4 (0.58%) Basel III
4 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (8.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 75 (10.93%) HP
2 44 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.54%) Oracle
4 17 (2.48%) Capita
5 12 (1.75%) SAP
6 8 (1.17%) VMware
6 8 (1.17%) IBM
7 6 (0.87%) Telelogic
7 6 (0.87%) Remedy
8 4 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (0.44%) GoldenSource
9 3 (0.44%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.29%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.29%) BT
10 2 (0.29%) ATG
10 2 (0.29%) Telerik
10 2 (0.29%) Cognos
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco
11 1 (0.15%) Citrix
11 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-90,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + car, fuel card plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago