The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 607 586 606
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 27 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.098% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.10% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 23
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -1.11%
Lead Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41277 42384 44909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.88% 93.95% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35223 34844 38809
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the London region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in London

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in London

Lead Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Docklands, London - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £57,500 -9.80%
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) QA
2 20 (38.46%) Selenium
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (28.85%) Ruby
4 14 (26.92%) Perl
5 13 (25.00%) C#
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (23.08%) BDD
6 12 (23.08%) TDD
7 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Linux
7 11 (21.15%) CCNA
7 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
8 10 (19.23%) ISEB
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
8 10 (19.23%) Information Security
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (17.31%) JIRA
9 9 (17.31%) TeamCity
9 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
9 9 (17.31%) Firebug
9 9 (17.31%) Fiddler
9 9 (17.31%) Advertising
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
9 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Broadband
1 5 (9.62%) 3G
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) GGSN
1 5 (9.62%) SGSN
1 5 (9.62%) LTE
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Selenium
2 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
4 9 (17.31%) JIRA
4 9 (17.31%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.31%) Hudson
4 9 (17.31%) Firebug
4 9 (17.31%) Fiddler
4 9 (17.31%) TeamCity
4 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.77%) Calabash
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.85%) WebLOAD
6 2 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) WatiN
6 2 (3.85%) JBehave
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Advertising
3 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
5 3 (5.77%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) RESTful
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) Flash
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe AIR
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Smart Meter
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
2 12 (23.08%) BDD
3 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (19.23%) Information Security
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
5 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
7 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) Ruby
3 14 (26.92%) Perl
4 13 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.77%) SQL
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) CCNA
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) ISEB
3 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.54%) CISSP
4 6 (11.54%) CISA
4 6 (11.54%) CEH
5 5 (9.62%) MCITP
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) GPEN
7 1 (1.92%) OSCP
7 1 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) ION Trading
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Siebel
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago