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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 562 639 583
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 343 288 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 283 253 221
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,170 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +12.50%
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
95017 105558 96166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79024 87499 80835
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 £27,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +48 129 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Yorkshire +61 69 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East +25 66 £44,000 -3.29% 3
West Midlands +12 24 £37,500 -2.59% 4
North West +10 20 £39,000 -8.23% 3
South West -15 14 £39,250 -26.63% 3
East Midlands +11 12 £45,000 +16.12% 1
East of England -2 6 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 321 (48.49%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (38.22%) ISEB
3 193 (29.15%) QA
4 190 (28.70%) Finance
5 158 (23.87%) Software Testing
6 150 (22.66%) ISTQB
7 140 (21.15%) Test Strategy
8 138 (20.85%) SQL
9 133 (20.09%) Selenium
10 132 (19.94%) Java
11 124 (18.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 113 (17.07%) Test Scripting
13 107 (16.16%) Automated Testing
14 98 (14.80%) Mentoring
15 90 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 88 (13.29%) Banking
17 87 (13.14%) Test Automation
18 81 (12.24%) Test Management
18 81 (12.24%) Manual Testing
19 80 (12.08%) HP
20 79 (11.93%) C#
21 77 (11.63%) Retail
22 76 (11.48%) Performance Testing
23 73 (11.03%) SDLC
24 72 (10.88%) Scrum
25 70 (10.57%) .NET
26 68 (10.27%) System Integration Testing
27 66 (9.97%) HP Quality Center
28 64 (9.67%) WebDriver
29 55 (8.31%) Automation Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.30%) Node.js
3 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) IIS
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.06%) MS Office
5 4 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.60%) Summit
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.11%) HTTP
2 10 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.36%) Internet
3 9 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.45%) GSM
4 3 (0.45%) SDH
4 3 (0.45%) 3GPP
4 3 (0.45%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.45%) MPLS
5 2 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.30%) RTP
5 2 (0.30%) H.323
5 2 (0.30%) SMS
5 2 (0.30%) PSTN
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.15%) 2G
6 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.15%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.51%) Big Data
4 8 (1.21%) MySQL
5 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 133 (20.09%) Selenium
2 64 (9.67%) WebDriver
3 44 (6.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 41 (6.19%) LoadRunner
5 40 (6.04%) JIRA
6 34 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (4.68%) Jenkins
8 28 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 28 (4.23%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.72%) FitNesse
9 18 (2.72%) SoapUI
10 15 (2.27%) JMeter
11 14 (2.11%) Maven
12 13 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
13 11 (1.66%) TestNG
14 10 (1.51%) JUnit
15 9 (1.36%) TestDirector
16 8 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.21%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 190 (28.70%) Finance
2 88 (13.29%) Banking
3 77 (11.63%) Retail
4 25 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.57%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.11%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.51%) Games
9 8 (1.21%) Local Government
10 7 (1.06%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.76%) Marketing
13 4 (0.60%) Avionics
13 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.60%) Front Office
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
14 3 (0.45%) Billing
15 2 (0.30%) Advertising
15 2 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.57%) .NET
2 39 (5.89%) XML
3 36 (5.44%) Web Services
4 26 (3.93%) HTML
5 21 (3.17%) SOAP
6 11 (1.66%) CSS
7 10 (1.51%) Middleware
8 9 (1.36%) J2EE
8 9 (1.36%) Apache Flex
9 8 (1.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.06%) WSDL
10 7 (1.06%) XSD
11 6 (0.91%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.91%) Java EE
12 5 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 4 (0.60%) WPF
14 3 (0.45%) Gherkin
14 3 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.60%) Statistics
9 3 (0.45%) Replication
9 3 (0.45%) Equities
9 3 (0.45%) Xbox
9 3 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.30%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.30%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.30%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.30%) Handset
10 2 (0.30%) AS400
11 1 (0.15%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.83%) Windows
2 31 (4.68%) UNIX
3 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.60%) Android
4 4 (0.60%) Linux
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (48.49%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.87%) Software Testing
3 140 (21.15%) Test Strategy
4 124 (18.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 113 (17.07%) Test Scripting
6 107 (16.16%) Automated Testing
7 98 (14.80%) Mentoring
8 90 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 87 (13.14%) Test Automation
10 81 (12.24%) Test Management
10 81 (12.24%) Manual Testing
11 76 (11.48%) Performance Testing
12 73 (11.03%) SDLC
13 72 (10.88%) Scrum
14 68 (10.27%) System Integration Testing
15 55 (8.31%) Automation Testing
16 54 (8.16%) TDD
17 51 (7.70%) Integration Testing
18 50 (7.55%) Waterfall
19 49 (7.40%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 138 (20.85%) SQL
2 132 (19.94%) Java
3 79 (11.93%) C#
4 13 (1.96%) C
5 11 (1.66%) C++
5 11 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.51%) PHP
7 9 (1.36%) VBScript
8 8 (1.21%) Python
8 8 (1.21%) Ruby
8 8 (1.21%) XPath
9 7 (1.06%) VB
10 6 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.30%) Scala
11 2 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 253 (38.22%) ISEB
2 150 (22.66%) ISTQB
3 53 (8.01%) Degree
4 48 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) CISM
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (29.15%) QA
2 12 (1.81%) FATCA
3 4 (0.60%) Basel III
3 4 (0.60%) EMIR
3 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.60%) MiFID
4 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (9.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.45%) Netcool
2 3 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.15%) Iperf
Vendors
1 80 (12.08%) HP
2 43 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.74%) Oracle
4 17 (2.57%) Capita
5 14 (2.11%) SAP
6 10 (1.51%) Remedy
6 10 (1.51%) IBM
7 8 (1.21%) VMware
8 6 (0.91%) Telelogic
9 4 (0.60%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.45%) Cramer
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco
10 3 (0.45%) Infovista
10 3 (0.45%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.30%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.30%) Cognos
11 2 (0.30%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.30%) Telerik
11 2 (0.30%) ATG
12 1 (0.15%) BT
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000-£55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-90,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago