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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 608 580 613
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 271 284 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 213 208 228
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -46 86 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South East -7 58 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West +15 42 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -27 22 £44,500 +2.29% 4
East of England -6 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +1 19 £39,250 +23.62% 1
North West -32 10 £51,500 +37.33% 2
East Midlands -24 9 £40,000 +12.67%
North East - 1 £35,000 - 2
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 200 (35.78%) QA
2 183 (32.74%) Finance
3 151 (27.01%) Test Scripting
4 146 (26.12%) ISEB
5 127 (22.72%) Selenium
6 117 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (19.14%) SQL
8 105 (18.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 103 (18.43%) Test Automation
10 96 (17.17%) Test Strategy
11 91 (16.28%) Automated Testing
12 85 (15.21%) ISTQB
13 82 (14.67%) HP Quality Center
14 75 (13.42%) Software Testing
15 74 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
16 73 (13.06%) Test Management
17 72 (12.88%) Performance Testing
18 57 (10.20%) LoadRunner
19 56 (10.02%) Java
20 55 (9.84%) Banking
20 55 (9.84%) Automation Testing
21 54 (9.66%) Degree
22 52 (9.30%) HP
23 51 (9.12%) Waterfall
24 49 (8.77%) JUnit
25 48 (8.59%) Security Cleared
26 47 (8.41%) Windows
27 45 (8.05%) SC Cleared
28 44 (7.87%) Microsoft
29 43 (7.69%) Retail

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.04%) MS Office
3 6 (1.07%) MS Project
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.86%) Internet
2 8 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.36%) FTP
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.18%) IPv6
4 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.18%) MPLS
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) SS7
4 1 (0.18%) GPRS
4 1 (0.18%) GSM
4 1 (0.18%) SDH
4 1 (0.18%) UMTS
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.43%) Big Data
5 6 (1.07%) MySQL
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.18%) Redis
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 127 (22.72%) Selenium
2 74 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 57 (10.20%) LoadRunner
4 49 (8.77%) JUnit
5 43 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 30 (5.37%) Visual Studio
7 26 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (4.11%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.94%) SoapUI
10 21 (3.76%) Jenkins
10 21 (3.76%) JIRA
11 19 (3.40%) JMeter
12 17 (3.04%) TestDirector
13 16 (2.86%) QALoad
14 15 (2.68%) TestPartner
14 15 (2.68%) SilkPerformer
14 15 (2.68%) jMock
14 15 (2.68%) EasyMock
15 12 (2.15%) Git (software)
16 10 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 183 (32.74%) Finance
2 55 (9.84%) Banking
3 43 (7.69%) Retail
4 29 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.43%) Front Office
7 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.07%) Billing
9 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.72%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.90%) Web Services
2 30 (5.37%) .NET
3 28 (5.01%) SOAP
4 15 (2.68%) XML
5 13 (2.33%) REST
6 9 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.25%) HTML
8 5 (0.89%) J2EE
9 4 (0.72%) CSS
9 4 (0.72%) JSF
9 4 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.54%) RESTful
10 3 (0.54%) JMS
11 2 (0.36%) JSP
11 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.36%) jQuery
12 1 (0.18%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.18%) HTML5
12 1 (0.18%) Grails
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.69%) Open Source
2 24 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.43%) Derivative
8 6 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.72%) Equities
10 3 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.54%) RIA
10 3 (0.54%) Wiki
10 3 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Statistics
11 2 (0.36%) Streaming Music
11 2 (0.36%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.41%) Windows
2 19 (3.40%) Apple iOS
2 19 (3.40%) Android
3 14 (2.50%) Linux
3 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.97%) UNIX
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (27.01%) Test Scripting
2 117 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (18.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 103 (18.43%) Test Automation
5 96 (17.17%) Test Strategy
6 91 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 75 (13.42%) Software Testing
8 73 (13.06%) Test Management
9 72 (12.88%) Performance Testing
10 55 (9.84%) Automation Testing
11 51 (9.12%) Waterfall
12 40 (7.16%) Integration Testing
12 40 (7.16%) Project Management
13 39 (6.98%) Manual Testing
14 37 (6.62%) Scrum
15 35 (6.26%) TDD
15 35 (6.26%) Regression Testing
15 35 (6.26%) V-Model
16 34 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (19.14%) SQL
2 56 (10.02%) Java
3 26 (4.65%) C#
4 10 (1.79%) VB
5 9 (1.61%) VBScript
5 9 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.43%) Perl
7 7 (1.25%) Groovy
8 6 (1.07%) C++
8 6 (1.07%) Ruby
9 4 (0.72%) Python
10 3 (0.54%) C
11 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (26.12%) ISEB
2 85 (15.21%) ISTQB
3 54 (9.66%) Degree
4 48 (8.59%) Security Cleared
5 45 (8.05%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.25%) HND
9 6 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.18%) CCNP
11 1 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (35.78%) QA
2 17 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.54%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.36%) vSphere
2 1 (0.18%) XenApp
2 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 82 (14.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.54%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 52 (9.30%) HP
2 44 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.16%) Oracle
4 21 (3.76%) SAP
5 8 (1.43%) IBM
6 7 (1.25%) hybris
7 6 (1.07%) Primavera
7 6 (1.07%) Cisco
8 5 (0.89%) Cognos
9 3 (0.54%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.36%) CA
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.36%) webMethods
10 2 (0.36%) StatPro
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe
10 2 (0.36%) Google
10 2 (0.36%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.36%) VMware
10 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.18%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Package incl. Bonus + Relocation
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare + Living Costs
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Pension)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Test Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Test People
Posted: 10 days ago