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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 627 611 618
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 12 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 22
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,150 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,125 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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
City of London +60 5 £55,000 -2.22%
Harrow - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £57,500 -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (65.96%) QA
2 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Selenium
4 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
5 17 (36.17%) Java
6 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
6 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
11 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
12 10 (21.28%) Scrum
12 10 (21.28%) ISEB
12 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
12 10 (21.28%) Degree
12 10 (21.28%) Automation Testing
12 10 (21.28%) SDLC
13 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
13 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
14 8 (17.02%) Citrix
14 8 (17.02%) HP
14 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
15 7 (14.89%) Load Testing
16 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
16 6 (12.77%) C#
16 6 (12.77%) .NET
16 6 (12.77%) Telecoms

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.13%) Confluence
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
3 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
4 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
5 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.64%) Appium
6 5 (10.64%) Calabash
6 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.51%) JMeter
8 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.26%) NeoLoad
9 2 (4.26%) NUnit
9 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.13%) CppUnit
10 1 (2.13%) JBehave
10 1 (2.13%) JUnit
10 1 (2.13%) MSTest
10 1 (2.13%) RSpec
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) DCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.28%) Automation Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) SDLC
7 7 (14.89%) Load Testing
8 6 (12.77%) BDD
8 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.51%) Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) QA Automation
10 4 (8.51%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
1 10 (21.28%) ISEB
2 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (65.96%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Citrix
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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