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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 617 627 607
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 16 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.051% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.055% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 11
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.61% -4.70%
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
41415 45451 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38227 34621
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 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
(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
City of London +19 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 28 (84.85%) QA
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Selenium
4 18 (54.55%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) BDD
6 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
7 11 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
8 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
9 9 (27.27%) SpecFlow
9 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 7 (21.21%) Ruby
11 7 (21.21%) Hudson
11 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
13 5 (15.15%) JIRA
13 5 (15.15%) Perl
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
13 5 (15.15%) Android
13 5 (15.15%) Firebug
13 5 (15.15%) Fiddler

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 9 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 7 (21.21%) Hudson
4 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
5 5 (15.15%) Firebug
5 5 (15.15%) Fiddler
6 4 (12.12%) JUnit
6 4 (12.12%) JBehave
7 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 3 (9.09%) NUnit
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
8 2 (6.06%) TestNG
8 2 (6.06%) Calabash
8 2 (6.06%) Appium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SOAP
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
1 2 (6.06%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
3 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Open Source
9 4 (12.12%) User Stories
10 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (84.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Telerik
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