The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 595 629 632
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 23 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.075% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 27
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,450 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
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
37500 41450 44407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.57% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32592 35224 37002
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

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 30 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Twickenham - 4 £62,500 -
City of London +52 2 - -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Lead Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) QA
3 18 (34.62%) BDD
3 18 (34.62%) Selenium
4 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
5 16 (30.77%) Finance
5 16 (30.77%) Java
6 15 (28.85%) Scrum
7 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Web Services
9 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
10 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 10 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (17.31%) CREST Certified
11 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
12 8 (15.38%) Groovy
12 8 (15.38%) JIRA
12 8 (15.38%) Firewall
12 8 (15.38%) Wireless
12 8 (15.38%) Tigerscheme
12 8 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
12 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
12 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.46%) .NET

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
1 8 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
3 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) JIRA
5 6 (11.54%) JMeter
6 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
6 5 (9.62%) NUnit
7 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
8 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 7 (13.46%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Blog
2 6 (11.54%) Life Science
2 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Wiki
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Android
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) BDD
3 15 (28.85%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Testing
9 6 (11.54%) API Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Context-Driven Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) SEO
9 6 (11.54%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Groovy
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) CREST Certified
2 8 (15.38%) Tigerscheme
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) ISEB
5 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) ATG
4 1 (1.92%) Demandware
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle