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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 536 534 585
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 368 462 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 303 399 311
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,340
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 150 £62,500 +13.63% 13
Yorkshire +27 53 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South East -11 49 £49,000 +3.15% 2
East of England +35 31 £50,000 +7.52% 5
West Midlands -5 28 £40,000 -15.78% 2
North West +8 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +2 18 £39,500 +2.59% 2
South West -16 10 £37,500 -16.66% 2
North East +10 2 £38,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 363 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (34.17%) Finance
3 242 (33.75%) QA
4 200 (27.89%) Test Automation
5 197 (27.48%) Selenium
6 173 (24.13%) ISTQB
7 168 (23.43%) ISEB
8 167 (23.29%) Test Scripting
9 148 (20.64%) Test Strategy
10 140 (19.53%) Automated Testing
11 133 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 131 (18.27%) Software Testing
13 130 (18.13%) SDLC
14 128 (17.85%) Mentoring
15 113 (15.76%) SQL
16 108 (15.06%) Scrum
17 105 (14.64%) Manual Testing
18 101 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 97 (13.53%) Java
20 96 (13.39%) C#
21 94 (13.11%) Functional Testing
22 93 (12.97%) Regression Testing
23 92 (12.83%) TDD
23 92 (12.83%) JIRA
24 91 (12.69%) HP
25 90 (12.55%) WebDriver
26 85 (11.85%) Automation Testing
27 80 (11.16%) Waterfall
28 77 (10.74%) Test Planning
29 76 (10.60%) Cucumber

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 19 (2.65%) WebLogic
2 17 (2.37%) Confluence
3 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
6 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.42%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.28%) JBoss
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 23 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.67%) MS Project
3 7 (0.98%) MS Office
4 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.84%) Primavera
4 5 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.81%) HTTP
2 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.42%) ATM
3 3 (0.42%) Internet
4 2 (0.28%) 2G
4 2 (0.28%) 3G
4 2 (0.28%) 4G
4 2 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.28%) GSM
4 2 (0.28%) ISUP
4 2 (0.28%) LTE
4 2 (0.28%) SCCP
4 2 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (0.28%) SS7
4 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.28%) UMTS
4 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.14%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.53%) MySQL
3 10 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.12%) Big Data
5 6 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.70%) GIS
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 197 (27.48%) Selenium
2 92 (12.83%) JIRA
3 90 (12.55%) WebDriver
4 76 (10.60%) Cucumber
5 67 (9.34%) SoapUI
6 53 (7.39%) Jenkins
7 50 (6.97%) JMeter
7 50 (6.97%) LoadRunner
8 37 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (4.74%) HP UFT
10 29 (4.04%) SpecFlow
11 28 (3.91%) Git (software)
12 27 (3.77%) NUnit
13 24 (3.35%) JUnit
14 23 (3.21%) TeamCity
15 19 (2.65%) Appium
15 19 (2.65%) JBehave
16 16 (2.23%) Maven
17 14 (1.95%) TestNG
17 14 (1.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 245 (34.17%) Finance
2 64 (8.93%) Banking
3 40 (5.58%) Retail
4 28 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.95%) Games
7 11 (1.53%) Electronics
8 7 (0.98%) Law
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Marketing
9 5 (0.70%) Publishing
10 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.97%) .NET
1 50 (6.97%) Web Services
2 33 (4.60%) Gherkin
3 28 (3.91%) XML
4 23 (3.21%) REST
5 22 (3.07%) SOAP
6 19 (2.65%) HTML
7 11 (1.53%) Middleware
8 10 (1.39%) Ajax
9 9 (1.26%) RESTful
9 9 (1.26%) Spring
10 6 (0.84%) CSS
11 5 (0.70%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.70%) Java EE
11 5 (0.70%) XBRL
12 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.56%) JMS
12 4 (0.56%) WCF
12 4 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.42%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 19 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.81%) Social Media
4 13 (1.81%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.26%) New Media
7 8 (1.12%) Blog
7 8 (1.12%) Fintech
8 7 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (0.98%) EPoS
9 6 (0.84%) iPad
9 6 (0.84%) Smartcard
10 5 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.70%) User Experience
11 4 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.95%) Windows
2 30 (4.18%) Android
3 29 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.35%) Linux
5 10 (1.39%) Unix
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (27.89%) Test Automation
3 167 (23.29%) Test Scripting
4 148 (20.64%) Test Strategy
5 140 (19.53%) Automated Testing
6 133 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 131 (18.27%) Software Testing
8 130 (18.13%) SDLC
9 128 (17.85%) Mentoring
10 108 (15.06%) Scrum
11 105 (14.64%) Manual Testing
12 101 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 94 (13.11%) Functional Testing
14 93 (12.97%) Regression Testing
15 92 (12.83%) TDD
16 85 (11.85%) Automation Testing
17 80 (11.16%) Waterfall
18 77 (10.74%) Test Planning
19 74 (10.32%) Defect Management
20 73 (10.18%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (15.76%) SQL
2 97 (13.53%) Java
3 96 (13.39%) C#
4 53 (7.39%) JavaScript
5 49 (6.83%) Python
6 35 (4.88%) Ruby
7 20 (2.79%) C
8 17 (2.37%) C++
9 16 (2.23%) Perl
10 12 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.53%) VB
12 10 (1.39%) Groovy
12 10 (1.39%) VBScript
13 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.98%) AWK
15 5 (0.70%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.70%) Embedded C++
15 5 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 173 (24.13%) ISTQB
2 168 (23.43%) ISEB
3 55 (7.67%) Degree
4 31 (4.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.28%) PMP
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (33.75%) QA
2 16 (2.23%) SDET
3 7 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.70%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.70%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (2.51%) Docker
2 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (5.30%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.51%) Nagios
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 91 (12.69%) HP
2 67 (9.34%) Oracle
3 62 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.09%) Hitachi
5 13 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 11 (1.53%) Demandware
7 11 (1.53%) SAP
8 9 (1.26%) EMC
9 6 (0.84%) Capita
9 6 (0.84%) hybris
9 6 (0.84%) Rally
9 6 (0.84%) Serena
10 5 (0.70%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.70%) Cognos
11 4 (0.56%) Charles River
11 4 (0.56%) Siebel
12 3 (0.42%) IBM
12 3 (0.42%) Sun
13 2 (0.28%) Citrix
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Opus Energy
Salary: £37000.0000 - £42000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens + Great Training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £78,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Iress
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £52387.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £52,000 per annum £52000 + 12% Bonus + Benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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