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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 526 521 469
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 115 131 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 95 118 113
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,954 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +12.38%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -4 22 £61,250 +25.64% 5
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 - 1
Croydon +13 1 £50,000 -0.99%
Harrow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 95 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.33%) QA
3 73 (32.02%) ISEB
4 72 (31.58%) Finance
5 67 (29.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 62 (27.19%) ISTQB
7 59 (25.88%) Test Strategy
8 56 (24.56%) Software Testing
9 50 (21.93%) Test Management
10 49 (21.49%) Banking
11 42 (18.42%) Test Scripting
12 41 (17.98%) Performance Testing
13 39 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (15.79%) Selenium
15 33 (14.47%) Automated Testing
15 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2
16 29 (12.72%) C#
17 28 (12.28%) Test Automation
17 28 (12.28%) Mentoring
18 27 (11.84%) Waterfall
18 27 (11.84%) Retail
19 25 (10.96%) Java
19 25 (10.96%) .NET
19 25 (10.96%) HP
19 25 (10.96%) Scrum
20 24 (10.53%) LoadRunner
20 24 (10.53%) SQL
21 22 (9.65%) QuickTest Pro
22 21 (9.21%) BDD
22 21 (9.21%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) Node.js
3 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) MS Project
3 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Summit
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) GSM
4 2 (0.88%) PSTN
4 2 (0.88%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.88%) Wireless
5 1 (0.44%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.44%) 2G
5 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.44%) HSUPA
5 1 (0.44%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.44%) HSPA
5 1 (0.44%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.44%) 3G
5 1 (0.44%) RTP
5 1 (0.44%) SS7
5 1 (0.44%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) Big Data
2 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (15.79%) Selenium
2 24 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 22 (9.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 17 (7.46%) JIRA
6 9 (3.95%) JMeter
7 8 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.07%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.07%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.07%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.75%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.32%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.32%) Hudson
13 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 72 (31.58%) Finance
2 49 (21.49%) Banking
3 27 (11.84%) Retail
4 13 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.51%) General Ledger
7 7 (3.07%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.19%) Marketing
8 5 (2.19%) Publishing
8 5 (2.19%) Games
8 5 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.96%) .NET
2 14 (6.14%) Web Services
3 6 (2.63%) Middleware
4 4 (1.75%) SOAP
4 4 (1.75%) XML
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.88%) REST
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.75%) Open Source
4 4 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.44%) TWAP
7 1 (0.44%) VWAP
7 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Handset
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) Windows
2 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.63%) UNIX
3 4 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.44%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 59 (25.88%) Test Strategy
4 56 (24.56%) Software Testing
5 50 (21.93%) Test Management
6 42 (18.42%) Test Scripting
7 41 (17.98%) Performance Testing
8 39 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (14.47%) Automated Testing
9 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2
10 28 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 28 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 27 (11.84%) Waterfall
12 25 (10.96%) Scrum
13 21 (9.21%) BDD
14 20 (8.77%) Project Management
15 18 (7.89%) TDD
16 17 (7.46%) E-Commerce
16 17 (7.46%) Integration Testing
17 15 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.72%) C#
2 25 (10.96%) Java
3 24 (10.53%) SQL
4 6 (2.63%) C++
5 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.75%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.88%) PHP
6 2 (0.88%) VBScript
6 2 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (32.02%) ISEB
2 62 (27.19%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CISSP
6 1 (0.44%) CISM
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) Basel III
2 3 (1.32%) EMIR
2 3 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (10.96%) HP
2 18 (7.89%) Oracle
2 18 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.82%) IBM
4 10 (4.39%) SAP
5 5 (2.19%) Capita
6 4 (1.75%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (1.32%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.32%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.32%) Remedy
8 2 (0.88%) VMware
8 2 (0.88%) Telerik
8 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) Intel
9 1 (0.44%) Nokia
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Salary: £Highly competitive plus benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
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