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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 597 638 603
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 280 239 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 219 177 241
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 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 September 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 -15 97 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South East +4 56 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West -4 33 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Yorkshire -42 26 £40,000 -8.04% 1
East of England -13 18 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -1 17 £39,250 +20.76%
North West -12 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Midlands -14 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North East - 3 £35,000 - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 207 (36.06%) Finance
2 201 (35.02%) QA
3 192 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (28.92%) ISEB
5 164 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 122 (21.25%) Selenium
7 116 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 109 (18.99%) ISTQB
9 108 (18.82%) Automated Testing
9 108 (18.82%) SQL
10 102 (17.77%) Test Automation
11 98 (17.07%) Test Strategy
12 84 (14.63%) Software Testing
13 79 (13.76%) Mentoring
14 77 (13.41%) Test Management
15 75 (13.07%) HP Quality Center
16 71 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
17 66 (11.50%) Performance Testing
18 64 (11.15%) Manual Testing
19 55 (9.58%) Banking
20 53 (9.23%) Waterfall
21 52 (9.06%) Java
22 51 (8.89%) HP
23 50 (8.71%) Automation Testing
24 49 (8.54%) WebDriver
24 49 (8.54%) Open Source
25 47 (8.19%) Microsoft
25 47 (8.19%) LoadRunner
25 47 (8.19%) Windows
25 47 (8.19%) Degree

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.70%) Confluence
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.14%) MS Office
3 7 (1.22%) MS Project
4 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.74%) Internet
2 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.35%) FTP
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.17%) MPLS
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) SS7
4 1 (0.17%) IPv6
4 1 (0.17%) SAN
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) GPRS
4 1 (0.17%) GSM
4 1 (0.17%) LAN
4 1 (0.17%) SDH
4 1 (0.17%) UMTS
4 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.57%) MySQL
5 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (0.70%) Big Data
7 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Redis
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 122 (21.25%) Selenium
2 71 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 49 (8.54%) WebDriver
4 47 (8.19%) LoadRunner
5 40 (6.97%) JUnit
6 31 (5.40%) Visual Studio
7 27 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (4.18%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.01%) JMeter
9 23 (4.01%) JIRA
10 19 (3.31%) Jenkins
11 18 (3.14%) TestDirector
12 14 (2.44%) Git (software)
13 13 (2.26%) NeoLoad
14 12 (2.09%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.92%) FitNesse
16 10 (1.74%) Subversion
16 10 (1.74%) WebLOAD
17 9 (1.57%) Capybara
17 9 (1.57%) QALoad
General
1 207 (36.06%) Finance
2 55 (9.58%) Banking
3 45 (7.84%) Retail
4 24 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.57%) Front Office
6 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.05%) Games
7 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.05%) Billing
8 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.92%) .NET
2 27 (4.70%) Web Services
3 26 (4.53%) SOAP
4 19 (3.31%) XML
5 12 (2.09%) REST
6 10 (1.74%) HTML
7 9 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.05%) J2EE
9 5 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.70%) CSS
10 4 (0.70%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.52%) RESTful
11 3 (0.52%) JSF
11 3 (0.52%) JMS
12 2 (0.35%) JSP
12 2 (0.35%) jQuery
13 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
13 1 (0.17%) HTML5
13 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.54%) Open Source
2 32 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.79%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.22%) Derivative
9 6 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.70%) Statistics
12 3 (0.52%) iPad
12 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.52%) RIA
12 3 (0.52%) Wiki
12 3 (0.52%) Equities
12 3 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.19%) Windows
2 15 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (2.26%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.26%) UNIX
4 12 (2.09%) Linux
4 12 (2.09%) Android
5 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 116 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 108 (18.82%) Automated Testing
5 102 (17.77%) Test Automation
6 98 (17.07%) Test Strategy
7 84 (14.63%) Software Testing
8 79 (13.76%) Mentoring
9 77 (13.41%) Test Management
10 66 (11.50%) Performance Testing
11 64 (11.15%) Manual Testing
12 53 (9.23%) Waterfall
13 50 (8.71%) Automation Testing
14 46 (8.01%) Scrum
14 46 (8.01%) Integration Testing
15 40 (6.97%) Regression Testing
16 39 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (6.62%) Project Management
18 37 (6.45%) V-Model
19 36 (6.27%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 108 (18.82%) SQL
2 52 (9.06%) Java
3 30 (5.23%) C#
4 11 (1.92%) VB
5 10 (1.74%) VBScript
6 9 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.05%) C++
8 3 (0.52%) Groovy
8 3 (0.52%) Ruby
8 3 (0.52%) C
9 2 (0.35%) Python
9 2 (0.35%) Perl
9 2 (0.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.35%) VBA
9 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) Scala
10 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 166 (28.92%) ISEB
2 109 (18.99%) ISTQB
3 47 (8.19%) Degree
4 44 (7.67%) Security Cleared
5 41 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 37 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.22%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (35.02%) QA
2 16 (2.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.35%) vSphere
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
2 1 (0.17%) XenApp
2 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (13.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.52%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (8.89%) HP
2 47 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.79%) Oracle
4 18 (3.14%) SAP
5 6 (1.05%) Cisco
5 6 (1.05%) Primavera
6 4 (0.70%) Cognos
7 3 (0.52%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.35%) IBM
8 2 (0.35%) CA
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe
8 2 (0.35%) webMethods
8 2 (0.35%) StatPro
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.35%) VMware
8 2 (0.35%) Google
8 2 (0.35%) Orchard
8 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, private healthcar
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Generous package
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 20 days ago