The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 468 546 482
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 169 105 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 147 92 101
Average salary £52,750 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Test Leader
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 45452 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38228 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%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Leader
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the London region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in London

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in London

Test Leader
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 +46 58 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Harrow +6 2 £57,500 +2.67%
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Ealing -28 1 £55,000 -2.65%
Croydon - 1 £39,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (43.36%) Finance
3 122 (42.66%) QA
4 84 (29.37%) Selenium
5 83 (29.02%) Java
6 81 (28.32%) Test Strategy
7 72 (25.17%) Test Management
8 70 (24.48%) ISEB
9 57 (19.93%) Test Scripting
10 54 (18.88%) Banking
11 52 (18.18%) Automated Testing
12 51 (17.83%) Software Testing
13 50 (17.48%) C#
13 50 (17.48%) BDD
14 49 (17.13%) ISTQB
14 49 (17.13%) TDD
15 47 (16.43%) Test Automation
16 46 (16.08%) SDLC
17 44 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (15.38%) LoadRunner
18 43 (15.03%) Performance Testing
19 42 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (13.29%) JMeter
20 38 (13.29%) WebDriver
21 36 (12.59%) HP
22 34 (11.89%) Oracle
23 32 (11.19%) SQL
24 31 (10.84%) Automation Testing
25 30 (10.49%) Scrum
25 30 (10.49%) JIRA

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.70%) Node.js
3 2 (0.70%) Confluence
3 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.35%) JBoss
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.40%) MS Project
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.40%) Summit
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) GSM
1 5 (1.75%) PSTN
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) RTP
3 1 (0.35%) SS7
3 1 (0.35%) SMPP
3 1 (0.35%) TCAP
3 1 (0.35%) ISUP
3 1 (0.35%) INAP
3 1 (0.35%) H.323
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.35%) Multicast
3 1 (0.35%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.50%) MySQL
2 9 (3.15%) Big Data
3 8 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) Informix
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (29.37%) Selenium
2 44 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 38 (13.29%) JMeter
3 38 (13.29%) WebDriver
4 30 (10.49%) JIRA
5 28 (9.79%) HP UFT
6 25 (8.74%) Cucumber
6 25 (8.74%) FitNesse
7 18 (6.29%) WinRunner
8 16 (5.59%) SpecFlow
9 14 (4.90%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.85%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.45%) WebLOAD
11 7 (2.45%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.10%) OpenSTA
12 6 (2.10%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.40%) JUnit
13 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.05%) Subversion
14 3 (1.05%) NeoLoad
General
1 124 (43.36%) Finance
2 54 (18.88%) Banking
3 24 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 22 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.55%) Retail
6 8 (2.80%) Games
6 8 (2.80%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.45%) Local Government
8 6 (2.10%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.75%) Front Office
9 5 (1.75%) Publishing
10 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.05%) Marketing
11 3 (1.05%) Advertising
12 2 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.44%) .NET
2 17 (5.94%) Web Services
2 17 (5.94%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (5.24%) Middleware
4 10 (3.50%) HTML
5 9 (3.15%) Gherkin
5 9 (3.15%) HTML5
6 7 (2.45%) SOAP
7 4 (1.40%) XML
8 3 (1.05%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.05%) RESTful
8 3 (1.05%) REST
9 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.35%) WPF
10 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.35%) J2EE
10 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.35%) Flash
10 1 (0.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (3.50%) Equities
4 9 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.15%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.35%) PKI
10 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.35%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.39%) Windows
2 9 (3.15%) UNIX
3 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.40%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.05%) Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.32%) Test Strategy
3 72 (25.17%) Test Management
4 57 (19.93%) Test Scripting
5 52 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 51 (17.83%) Software Testing
7 50 (17.48%) BDD
8 49 (17.13%) TDD
9 47 (16.43%) Test Automation
10 46 (16.08%) SDLC
11 44 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (15.03%) Performance Testing
13 42 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (10.84%) Automation Testing
15 30 (10.49%) Scrum
16 26 (9.09%) Mentoring
17 25 (8.74%) PRINCE2
18 23 (8.04%) Functional Testing
19 22 (7.69%) E-Commerce
20 19 (6.64%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.02%) Java
2 50 (17.48%) C#
3 32 (11.19%) SQL
4 7 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.75%) C
6 4 (1.40%) C++
7 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 2 (0.70%) VBScript
7 2 (0.70%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (24.48%) ISEB
2 49 (17.13%) ISTQB
3 21 (7.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.24%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.85%) Degree
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (42.66%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) EMIR
2 4 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.40%) Basel III
2 4 (1.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (8.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 36 (12.59%) HP
2 34 (11.89%) Oracle
3 18 (6.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.80%) Remedy
4 8 (2.80%) VMware
4 8 (2.80%) Capita
5 5 (1.75%) IBM
6 4 (1.40%) SAP
6 4 (1.40%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (1.05%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.05%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.70%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.70%) Telerik
9 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) BT
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60 - £65 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago