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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 553 622 606
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 335 274 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 289 218 188
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -1.14%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +83 165 £53,500 -2.72% 17
South East +3 56 £51,500 +14.44% 6
Yorkshire +30 40 £42,500 -4.49% 6
South West -23 23 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +23 17 £45,000 +16.12% 3
West Midlands +5 14 £47,500 +23.37% 1
North West -4 9 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East of England -3 6 £46,500 +24.00%
North East -5 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 305 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (35.08%) QA
3 237 (34.50%) Finance
4 211 (30.71%) ISEB
5 200 (29.11%) Selenium
6 190 (27.66%) Java
7 166 (24.16%) Test Strategy
8 143 (20.82%) SQL
9 133 (19.36%) Test Scripting
10 126 (18.34%) ISTQB
11 121 (17.61%) Software Testing
12 120 (17.47%) Test Automation
13 114 (16.59%) C#
14 113 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 105 (15.28%) Automated Testing
16 101 (14.70%) Performance Testing
17 96 (13.97%) Test Management
18 93 (13.54%) Mentoring
19 90 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
20 88 (12.81%) SDLC
21 86 (12.52%) HP
22 84 (12.23%) Scrum
23 80 (11.64%) WebDriver
24 78 (11.35%) .NET
25 75 (10.92%) Automation Testing
26 74 (10.77%) TDD
27 73 (10.63%) BDD
28 70 (10.19%) Oracle
29 66 (9.61%) LoadRunner
30 59 (8.59%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.44%) CMS
2 3 (0.44%) IIS
3 2 (0.29%) Confluence
3 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.29%) Node.js
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.15%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.58%) Summit
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.15%) Primavera
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.75%) HTTP
2 10 (1.46%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.73%) GSM
3 5 (0.73%) PSTN
4 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) SDH
5 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.15%) MPLS
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.15%) Multicast
5 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.18%) Big Data
2 15 (2.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.46%) MySQL
4 7 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.15%) MS Access
10 1 (0.15%) Informix
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 200 (29.11%) Selenium
2 80 (11.64%) WebDriver
3 66 (9.61%) LoadRunner
4 57 (8.30%) Cucumber
5 51 (7.42%) HP UFT
6 48 (6.99%) JIRA
7 46 (6.70%) JMeter
8 45 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (5.24%) FitNesse
10 33 (4.80%) Visual Studio
11 32 (4.66%) Jenkins
12 29 (4.22%) SpecFlow
13 23 (3.35%) SoapUI
14 18 (2.62%) WinRunner
15 11 (1.60%) Subversion
15 11 (1.60%) Git (software)
16 9 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (1.31%) NUnit
16 9 (1.31%) JUnit
17 8 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 237 (34.50%) Finance
2 59 (8.59%) Banking
3 42 (6.11%) Retail
4 32 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.60%) Games
7 10 (1.46%) Local Government
8 7 (1.02%) Legal
9 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.87%) Marketing
10 5 (0.73%) Front Office
10 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.58%) Billing
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
11 4 (0.58%) Publishing
11 4 (0.58%) Avionics
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.35%) .NET
2 47 (6.84%) Web Services
3 28 (4.08%) HTML
4 23 (3.35%) Gherkin
5 21 (3.06%) Middleware
5 21 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (2.33%) XML
7 14 (2.04%) SOAP
8 12 (1.75%) J2EE
8 12 (1.75%) HTML5
9 10 (1.46%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.46%) Java EE
10 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.87%) CSS
11 5 (0.73%) WPF
11 5 (0.73%) Grails
11 5 (0.73%) RESTful
12 3 (0.44%) REST
12 3 (0.44%) WCF
13 2 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.04%) Equities
7 12 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.58%) Replication
10 3 (0.44%) Xbox
11 2 (0.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.29%) DTV
11 2 (0.29%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.15%) iSeries
12 1 (0.15%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.13%) Windows
2 48 (6.99%) UNIX
3 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.58%) Linux
4 4 (0.58%) Android
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (24.16%) Test Strategy
3 133 (19.36%) Test Scripting
4 121 (17.61%) Software Testing
5 120 (17.47%) Test Automation
6 113 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (15.28%) Automated Testing
8 101 (14.70%) Performance Testing
9 96 (13.97%) Test Management
10 93 (13.54%) Mentoring
11 90 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 88 (12.81%) SDLC
13 84 (12.23%) Scrum
14 75 (10.92%) Automation Testing
15 74 (10.77%) TDD
16 73 (10.63%) BDD
17 56 (8.15%) Manual Testing
18 54 (7.86%) System Integration Testing
19 47 (6.84%) Test Planning
20 42 (6.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (27.66%) Java
2 143 (20.82%) SQL
3 114 (16.59%) C#
4 17 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.89%) C++
6 11 (1.60%) C
7 10 (1.46%) PHP
8 9 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.16%) Ruby
9 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.87%) Python
11 5 (0.73%) XPath
11 5 (0.73%) VBScript
11 5 (0.73%) VB
12 2 (0.29%) Scala
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 211 (30.71%) ISEB
2 126 (18.34%) ISTQB
3 42 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 41 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (5.68%) SC Cleared
6 36 (5.24%) Degree
7 10 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (35.08%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) Basel III
2 4 (0.58%) EMIR
2 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.58%) MiFID
3 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (5.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Netcool
2 1 (0.15%) Nessus
2 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 86 (12.52%) HP
2 70 (10.19%) Oracle
3 59 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.64%) SAP
5 17 (2.47%) IBM
6 15 (2.18%) Capita
7 10 (1.46%) VMware
8 9 (1.31%) Remedy
9 7 (1.02%) Citrix
10 4 (0.58%) Telelogic
10 4 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
11 3 (0.44%) GoldenSource
12 2 (0.29%) Telerik
12 2 (0.29%) BT
12 2 (0.29%) ATG
12 2 (0.29%) Cognos
13 1 (0.15%) Unisys
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco
13 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.15%) TIBCO
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + package
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North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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City, London
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South East
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Salary: €90000 - €100000 per annum
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