The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 635 520 594
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 275 360 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 237 258 266
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,954 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Leader
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -80 130 £55,000 - 20
South East -29 56 £45,000 +13.92% 8
East of England +5 29 £40,000 -23.80%
South West -19 22 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West -12 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -59 14 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -24 5 £35,000 +1.81% 1
West Midlands -6 2 - - 2
Test Leader
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Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 209 (38.00%) QA
2 176 (32.00%) Finance
3 145 (26.36%) Selenium
4 132 (24.00%) ISEB
5 126 (22.91%) Test Scripting
6 118 (21.45%) Test Automation
7 113 (20.55%) Test Strategy
8 112 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (18.73%) Java
10 97 (17.64%) Software Testing
11 91 (16.55%) SQL
12 88 (16.00%) Performance Testing
12 88 (16.00%) ISTQB
13 86 (15.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 86 (15.64%) Automation Testing
14 84 (15.27%) Automated Testing
15 79 (14.36%) Degree
16 64 (11.64%) Test Management
16 64 (11.64%) Retail
17 63 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
18 58 (10.55%) Apple iOS
19 54 (9.82%) Oracle
20 53 (9.64%) Android
21 52 (9.45%) QuickTest Pro
22 51 (9.27%) TDD
23 50 (9.09%) LoadRunner
23 50 (9.09%) Windows
24 49 (8.91%) Waterfall
25 48 (8.73%) BDD
25 48 (8.73%) SOAP

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.73%) Node.js
3 3 (0.55%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.27%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.18%) ADSL
3 1 (0.18%) GSM
3 1 (0.18%) LAN
3 1 (0.18%) SDH
3 1 (0.18%) UMTS
3 1 (0.18%) MPLS
3 1 (0.18%) DSLAM
3 1 (0.18%) DSL
3 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.27%) Oracle Database
2 20 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.36%) Big Data
4 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.91%) MySQL
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 145 (26.36%) Selenium
2 52 (9.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 50 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 47 (8.55%) SoapUI
5 44 (8.00%) JUnit
5 44 (8.00%) JIRA
6 35 (6.36%) WebDriver
7 32 (5.82%) eggPlant
8 22 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.64%) Rational Performance Tester
10 19 (3.45%) Calabash
10 19 (3.45%) QALoad
11 18 (3.27%) jMock
11 18 (3.27%) SilkPerformer
11 18 (3.27%) TestPartner
11 18 (3.27%) EasyMock
12 14 (2.55%) FitNesse
12 14 (2.55%) JBehave
13 13 (2.36%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.36%) NUnit
General
1 176 (32.00%) Finance
2 64 (11.64%) Retail
3 47 (8.55%) Banking
4 23 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.45%) Billing
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
9 5 (0.91%) Games
10 4 (0.73%) Advertising
10 4 (0.73%) Local Government
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.73%) SOAP
2 46 (8.36%) Web Services
3 35 (6.36%) REST
4 33 (6.00%) .NET
5 14 (2.55%) XML
6 13 (2.36%) JSF
7 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.73%) JSON
9 2 (0.36%) HTML
9 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.18%) HTML5
10 1 (0.18%) RESTful
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.18%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
10 1 (0.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 39 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.82%) Open Source
5 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.18%) Wiki
8 10 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.91%) iPhone
10 5 (0.91%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.55%) Derivative
12 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.55%) EPoS
12 3 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.36%) Chip and PIN
13 2 (0.36%) EFT
13 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.55%) Apple iOS
2 53 (9.64%) Android
3 50 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (1.09%) UNIX
4 6 (1.09%) Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.91%) Test Scripting
2 118 (21.45%) Test Automation
3 113 (20.55%) Test Strategy
4 112 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (17.64%) Software Testing
6 88 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 86 (15.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 86 (15.64%) Automation Testing
8 84 (15.27%) Automated Testing
9 64 (11.64%) Test Management
10 51 (9.27%) TDD
11 49 (8.91%) Waterfall
12 48 (8.73%) BDD
13 39 (7.09%) Project Management
14 34 (6.18%) Security Testing
15 33 (6.00%) Manual Testing
16 30 (5.45%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.45%) Risk Management
17 26 (4.73%) Validation
17 26 (4.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 103 (18.73%) Java
2 91 (16.55%) SQL
3 46 (8.36%) C#
4 20 (3.64%) Groovy
5 11 (2.00%) Perl
5 11 (2.00%) VBScript
6 7 (1.27%) Ruby
7 6 (1.09%) Python
8 5 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.73%) C++
9 4 (0.73%) VB
9 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 132 (24.00%) ISEB
2 88 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 79 (14.36%) Degree
4 31 (5.64%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.73%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) GPEN
8 1 (0.18%) OSCP
8 1 (0.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (38.00%) QA
2 14 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) TickIT
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) XenApp
2 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 63 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (9.82%) Oracle
2 46 (8.36%) HP
3 33 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.82%) IBM
5 16 (2.91%) SAP
6 10 (1.82%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.27%) hybris
7 7 (1.27%) Cognos
8 6 (1.09%) Citrix
8 6 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.91%) Google
9 5 (0.91%) Apple
10 4 (0.73%) Mercator
10 4 (0.73%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.73%) Siebel
11 2 (0.36%) Fundtech
12 1 (0.18%) Cerillion
12 1 (0.18%) Cramer
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe
12 1 (0.18%) Remedy
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: 35-40k
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits Package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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