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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 574 530 593
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 338 457 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 289 377 335
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,680 £37,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -11 124 £60,000 +14.28% 15
South East +18 83 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -17 40 £47,500 +5.55% 6
West Midlands -14 36 £40,000 -4.76% 4
North West +28 21 £53,750 +38.70% 5
South West +6 17 £41,250 -2.94% 4
East of England +33 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands -2 7 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 376 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (38.09%) Finance
3 251 (32.85%) QA
4 235 (30.76%) Selenium
5 187 (24.48%) Test Automation
6 178 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 176 (23.04%) ISEB
8 174 (22.77%) Test Scripting
9 166 (21.73%) Test Strategy
10 160 (20.94%) ISTQB
11 142 (18.59%) Mentoring
12 137 (17.93%) SDLC
13 136 (17.80%) Integration Testing
14 131 (17.15%) Automated Testing
15 124 (16.23%) Software Testing
16 120 (15.71%) SQL
17 118 (15.45%) WebDriver
18 114 (14.92%) Functional Testing
19 112 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
20 106 (13.87%) Regression Testing
21 102 (13.35%) HP
21 102 (13.35%) System Integration Testing
22 98 (12.83%) Waterfall
23 93 (12.17%) Scrum
24 90 (11.78%) Test Management
25 89 (11.65%) C#
26 87 (11.39%) Java
26 87 (11.39%) Manual Testing
27 82 (10.73%) Automation Testing
28 73 (9.55%) Defect Management

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 12 (1.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.18%) Confluence
4 7 (0.92%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.79%) SAS
6 2 (0.26%) MTS
6 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) IIS
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) MS Excel
1 19 (2.49%) MS Office
2 10 (1.31%) MS Project
3 6 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.92%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.52%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.05%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) 2G
3 7 (0.92%) 3G
3 7 (0.92%) 4G
3 7 (0.92%) GSM
3 7 (0.92%) UMTS
4 6 (0.79%) HTTP
4 6 (0.79%) SCCP
4 6 (0.79%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (0.65%) GPRS
5 5 (0.65%) VoIP
6 4 (0.52%) 3GPP
6 4 (0.52%) INAP
6 4 (0.52%) M3UA
6 4 (0.52%) SCTP
6 4 (0.52%) SMPP
6 4 (0.52%) TCAP
7 2 (0.26%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.31%) Relational Database
2 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.05%) MySQL
4 6 (0.79%) Big Data
5 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.65%) GIS
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.13%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 235 (30.76%) Selenium
2 118 (15.45%) WebDriver
3 65 (8.51%) JIRA
4 54 (7.07%) JMeter
5 53 (6.94%) Cucumber
6 44 (5.76%) SpecFlow
7 40 (5.24%) HP UFT
7 40 (5.24%) TestNG
8 34 (4.45%) LoadRunner
9 33 (4.32%) JUnit
10 31 (4.06%) Jenkins
11 25 (3.27%) SoapUI
12 24 (3.14%) JBehave
13 23 (3.01%) NUnit
14 22 (2.88%) Appium
15 19 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.49%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.57%) Jasmine
17 8 (1.05%) Ranorex
18 7 (0.92%) NeoLoad
General
1 291 (38.09%) Finance
2 64 (8.38%) Retail
3 51 (6.68%) Banking
4 25 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.23%) Games
7 15 (1.96%) Law
7 15 (1.96%) Publishing
8 9 (1.18%) Electronics
9 8 (1.05%) Advertising
10 7 (0.92%) Legal
10 7 (0.92%) Local Government
11 6 (0.79%) Billing
12 5 (0.65%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Marketing
14 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Front Office
16 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.03%) .NET
2 35 (4.58%) XML
3 28 (3.66%) Web Services
4 21 (2.75%) Middleware
5 16 (2.09%) Gherkin
6 15 (1.96%) HTML
7 12 (1.57%) SOAP
8 10 (1.31%) CSS
9 6 (0.79%) RESTful
10 5 (0.65%) Ajax
10 5 (0.65%) jQuery
11 4 (0.52%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.52%) Flash
11 4 (0.52%) JSON
11 4 (0.52%) REST
11 4 (0.52%) WCF
12 2 (0.26%) Android SDK
12 2 (0.26%) CGI
12 2 (0.26%) EDI
12 2 (0.26%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.06%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.27%) Social Media
4 21 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.23%) Fintech
7 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.79%) New Media
11 6 (0.79%) PMI
12 5 (0.65%) EPoS
13 4 (0.52%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.39%) User Experience
15 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.81%) Windows
2 23 (3.01%) Android
3 22 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.62%) Unix
5 16 (2.09%) Linux
6 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.48%) Test Automation
3 178 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 174 (22.77%) Test Scripting
5 166 (21.73%) Test Strategy
6 142 (18.59%) Mentoring
7 137 (17.93%) SDLC
8 136 (17.80%) Integration Testing
9 131 (17.15%) Automated Testing
10 124 (16.23%) Software Testing
11 114 (14.92%) Functional Testing
12 112 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 106 (13.87%) Regression Testing
14 102 (13.35%) System Integration Testing
15 98 (12.83%) Waterfall
16 93 (12.17%) Scrum
17 90 (11.78%) Test Management
18 87 (11.39%) Manual Testing
19 82 (10.73%) Automation Testing
20 73 (9.55%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (15.71%) SQL
2 89 (11.65%) C#
3 87 (11.39%) Java
4 25 (3.27%) Python
5 22 (2.88%) Ruby
6 18 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.44%) C++
8 10 (1.31%) C
8 10 (1.31%) PHP
9 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.65%) VB
11 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.39%) VB6
13 2 (0.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.13%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.13%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.13%) Go
14 1 (0.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 176 (23.04%) ISEB
2 160 (20.94%) ISTQB
3 48 (6.28%) Degree
3 48 (6.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.13%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.13%) GCIA
9 1 (0.13%) GCIH
9 1 (0.13%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (32.85%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) SLA
3 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (1.83%) Docker
2 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.13%) Nessus
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (13.35%) HP
2 69 (9.03%) Oracle
3 58 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.53%) IBM
5 23 (3.01%) SAP
6 12 (1.57%) Hitachi
7 11 (1.44%) Citrix
8 10 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.31%) Demandware
9 8 (1.05%) EMC
9 8 (1.05%) WorldPay
10 7 (0.92%) Capita
10 7 (0.92%) Green Hat
10 7 (0.92%) webMethods
11 5 (0.65%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.65%) New Relic
11 5 (0.65%) VMware
12 4 (0.52%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.13%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.13%) SunGard
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Health Care + Pens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £78,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 80k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £46000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago