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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 593 594 621
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 28 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.049% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.052% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 25
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +19.17%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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
City of London -8 2 £47,500 - 1
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Selenium
5 11 (20.37%) Information Security
5 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Java
6 9 (16.67%) Broadband
6 9 (16.67%) CCNP
6 9 (16.67%) 3G
6 9 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 9 (16.67%) GGSN
6 9 (16.67%) SGSN
6 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.67%) LTE
6 9 (16.67%) Smart Meter
6 9 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.81%) Android
7 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
7 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) SQL
8 7 (12.96%) ISEB
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Basecamp
1 2 (3.70%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Broadband
1 9 (16.67%) 3G
1 9 (16.67%) GGSN
1 9 (16.67%) SGSN
1 9 (16.67%) LTE
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) Hazelcast
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
2 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Hudson
6 2 (3.70%) Metasploit
6 2 (3.70%) WATIR
6 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) RESTful
3 4 (7.41%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) Flash
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) Swing
6 1 (1.85%) LAMP
6 1 (1.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Android
1 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Solaris
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Information Security
4 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
7 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (9.26%) System Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Test Management
10 4 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) CCNA
1 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) CCNP
3 7 (12.96%) ISEB
4 5 (9.26%) CISSP
5 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) CEH
5 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) CISA
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.85%) GIAC
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.85%) GPEN
7 1 (1.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel
4 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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