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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 635 641 609
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 11 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.047% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,100 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
41712 46782 41955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.66% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35364 39322 35269
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +43 5 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (75.00%) QA
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Selenium
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) BDD
6 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
7 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 7 (25.00%) Hudson
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Ruby
10 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) ISEB
10 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
10 5 (17.86%) Firebug
10 5 (17.86%) Fiddler
10 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) Hudson
3 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
4 5 (17.86%) Firebug
4 5 (17.86%) Fiddler
5 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.14%) TestNG
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) JBehave
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Behat
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) BDD
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Telerik
West London
Aquent
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago