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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 498 455 486
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 116 162 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 117 102
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 28 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Croydon +17 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 77 (35.65%) ISEB
2 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (34.26%) QA
4 66 (30.56%) ISTQB
4 66 (30.56%) Finance
5 60 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 55 (25.46%) Test Scripting
7 54 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 53 (24.54%) Software Testing
9 44 (20.37%) Selenium
10 40 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (18.52%) Banking
11 39 (18.06%) Automated Testing
12 38 (17.59%) Performance Testing
13 36 (16.67%) Test Management
14 27 (12.50%) Automation Testing
14 27 (12.50%) Scrum
15 26 (12.04%) QuickTest Pro
15 26 (12.04%) Waterfall
16 25 (11.57%) Mentoring
16 25 (11.57%) HP
16 25 (11.57%) PRINCE2
17 24 (11.11%) Retail
18 22 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 22 (10.19%) SQL
19 20 (9.26%) Project Management
20 19 (8.80%) Test Automation
21 18 (8.33%) Manual Testing
21 18 (8.33%) C#
22 17 (7.87%) LoadRunner

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
1 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.46%) Apache
2 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) HTTP
1 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) 3G
2 1 (0.46%) GPRS
2 1 (0.46%) GSM
2 1 (0.46%) SMS
2 1 (0.46%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.46%) UMTS
2 1 (0.46%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.46%) Wireless
2 1 (0.46%) HSDPA
2 1 (0.46%) 2G
2 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.46%) HSUPA
2 1 (0.46%) HSPA
2 1 (0.46%) LTE
2 1 (0.46%) NAS
2 1 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (20.37%) Selenium
2 26 (12.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (7.87%) LoadRunner
4 16 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.02%) FitNesse
6 9 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.24%) JMeter
7 7 (3.24%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.31%) JIRA
9 5 (2.31%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.31%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.85%) TestDirector
11 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.93%) TestComplete
General
1 66 (30.56%) Finance
2 40 (18.52%) Banking
3 24 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (3.24%) Games
5 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.39%) Publishing
7 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) .NET
2 6 (2.78%) Web Services
3 5 (2.31%) XML
3 5 (2.31%) SOAP
4 1 (0.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.87%) Open Source
2 15 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.39%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.39%) Social Gaming
6 2 (0.93%) iPad
6 2 (0.93%) Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Handset
7 1 (0.46%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.46%) Equities
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.31%) Windows
2 5 (2.31%) Android
3 2 (0.93%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.46%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 55 (25.46%) Test Scripting
4 54 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 53 (24.54%) Software Testing
6 40 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (18.06%) Automated Testing
8 38 (17.59%) Performance Testing
9 36 (16.67%) Test Management
10 27 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 27 (12.50%) Scrum
11 26 (12.04%) Waterfall
12 25 (11.57%) Mentoring
12 25 (11.57%) PRINCE2
13 20 (9.26%) Project Management
14 19 (8.80%) Test Automation
15 18 (8.33%) Manual Testing
16 13 (6.02%) Load Testing
17 12 (5.56%) Regression Testing
17 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.19%) SQL
2 18 (8.33%) C#
3 12 (5.56%) Java
4 5 (2.31%) C++
5 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.39%) Ruby
7 2 (0.93%) Python
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.46%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (35.65%) ISEB
2 66 (30.56%) ISTQB
3 22 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.85%) Degree
5 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (34.26%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) HP
2 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.17%) SAP
4 8 (3.70%) IBM
5 6 (2.78%) Oracle
6 4 (1.85%) Capita
7 3 (1.39%) Adobe
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.93%) Orchard
8 2 (0.93%) VMware
8 2 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.46%) Intel
9 1 (0.46%) Nokia
9 1 (0.46%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.46%) Green Hat
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Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% bonus +10% pension ++
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Competitive Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago