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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 453 544 512
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 172 90 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 76 87
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +67 60 £53,750 -4.44% 8
Harrow - 2 £57,500 -
Croydon - 1 £39,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (46.42%) QA
2 134 (45.73%) Finance
3 131 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (36.18%) Selenium
5 96 (32.76%) Java
6 87 (29.69%) Test Strategy
7 61 (20.82%) ISEB
8 60 (20.48%) Test Management
9 59 (20.14%) C#
10 57 (19.45%) BDD
11 53 (18.09%) TDD
12 51 (17.41%) Test Scripting
13 50 (17.06%) Automated Testing
14 49 (16.72%) Test Automation
14 49 (16.72%) Banking
15 45 (15.36%) Software Testing
15 45 (15.36%) SDLC
16 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (14.68%) WebDriver
18 42 (14.33%) Performance Testing
19 41 (13.99%) ISTQB
19 41 (13.99%) JMeter
20 39 (13.31%) HP
21 37 (12.63%) LoadRunner
22 36 (12.29%) Automation Testing
23 35 (11.95%) FitNesse
24 34 (11.60%) Cucumber
25 32 (10.92%) Scrum
26 31 (10.58%) Oracle
27 29 (9.90%) Windows

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) CMS
2 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.68%) Confluence
2 2 (0.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) JBoss
3 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.37%) Summit
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.39%) HTTP
2 5 (1.71%) GSM
2 5 (1.71%) PSTN
3 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.34%) Multicast
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.07%) MySQL
1 9 (3.07%) Big Data
2 7 (2.39%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.34%) Informix
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (36.18%) Selenium
2 43 (14.68%) WebDriver
3 41 (13.99%) JMeter
4 37 (12.63%) LoadRunner
5 35 (11.95%) FitNesse
6 34 (11.60%) Cucumber
7 28 (9.56%) JIRA
8 27 (9.22%) SpecFlow
9 24 (8.19%) HP UFT
10 18 (6.14%) WinRunner
11 15 (5.12%) Visual Studio
12 12 (4.10%) SoapUI
13 11 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (3.07%) Jenkins
14 9 (3.07%) Git (software)
15 7 (2.39%) WebLOAD
15 7 (2.39%) NUnit
16 6 (2.05%) OpenSTA
17 5 (1.71%) Subversion
17 5 (1.71%) Bugzilla
General
1 134 (45.73%) Finance
2 49 (16.72%) Banking
3 26 (8.87%) Investment Banking
4 24 (8.19%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.41%) Retail
6 7 (2.39%) Local Government
6 7 (2.39%) Games
7 5 (1.71%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.71%) Front Office
8 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Advertising
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.22%) .NET
2 22 (7.51%) Web Services
3 21 (7.17%) FIX Protocol
4 20 (6.83%) Middleware
5 18 (6.14%) Gherkin
6 14 (4.78%) HTML
7 12 (4.10%) HTML5
8 7 (2.39%) SOAP
9 5 (1.71%) RESTful
10 4 (1.37%) Grails
10 4 (1.37%) XML
11 3 (1.02%) REST
12 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.34%) WPF
13 1 (0.34%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.34%) Flash
13 1 (0.34%) CGI
13 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (4.78%) Equities
3 12 (4.10%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.90%) Windows
2 9 (3.07%) UNIX
3 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.37%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.02%) Linux
5 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (29.69%) Test Strategy
3 60 (20.48%) Test Management
4 57 (19.45%) BDD
5 53 (18.09%) TDD
6 51 (17.41%) Test Scripting
7 50 (17.06%) Automated Testing
8 49 (16.72%) Test Automation
9 45 (15.36%) Software Testing
9 45 (15.36%) SDLC
10 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (14.33%) Performance Testing
12 36 (12.29%) Automation Testing
13 32 (10.92%) Scrum
14 28 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (8.87%) Mentoring
16 25 (8.53%) Functional Testing
16 25 (8.53%) E-Commerce
17 20 (6.83%) Load Testing
18 19 (6.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (32.76%) Java
2 59 (20.14%) C#
3 27 (9.22%) SQL
4 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.71%) C
6 3 (1.02%) C++
6 3 (1.02%) PHP
7 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Python
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (20.82%) ISEB
2 41 (13.99%) ISTQB
3 21 (7.17%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (6.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.41%) Degree
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CISM
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (46.42%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) Basel III
2 4 (1.37%) EMIR
2 4 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.37%) MiFID
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (13.31%) HP
2 31 (10.58%) Oracle
3 23 (7.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.07%) VMware
5 8 (2.73%) Capita
5 8 (2.73%) Remedy
6 5 (1.71%) SAP
7 4 (1.37%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Citrix
8 3 (1.02%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.68%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.34%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.34%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.34%) BT
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco
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