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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 512 497 444
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 133 157 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 135
Average salary £60,000 £50,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.22% -7.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +53 33 £55,000 +18.91% 8
Hammersmith -7 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (54.61%) QA
2 138 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (47.16%) Finance
4 120 (42.55%) Selenium
5 63 (22.34%) Java
6 60 (21.28%) Test Strategy
7 55 (19.50%) Test Automation
8 53 (18.79%) WebDriver
9 51 (18.09%) Test Scripting
10 50 (17.73%) BDD
11 48 (17.02%) Automated Testing
12 44 (15.60%) Test Management
12 44 (15.60%) C#
13 43 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 38 (13.48%) SDLC
15 37 (13.12%) Cucumber
15 37 (13.12%) Banking
16 36 (12.77%) .NET
16 36 (12.77%) HP
16 36 (12.77%) Scrum
16 36 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (12.06%) ISTQB
18 33 (11.70%) Performance Testing
19 32 (11.35%) ISEB
19 32 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
19 32 (11.35%) TDD
20 31 (10.99%) Retail
21 30 (10.64%) SQL
21 30 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (10.64%) Mentoring

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (2.84%) Tomcat
1 8 (2.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.13%) SAS
3 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.06%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) GSM
2 3 (1.06%) 2G
2 3 (1.06%) 3G
2 3 (1.06%) 4G
2 3 (1.06%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.06%) Firewall
2 3 (1.06%) LTE
2 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.06%) Wireless
3 2 (0.71%) MVNO
3 2 (0.71%) PSTN
3 2 (0.71%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.71%) SSH
3 2 (0.71%) Telnet
3 2 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Multicast
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (1.42%) Big Data
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (42.55%) Selenium
2 53 (18.79%) WebDriver
3 37 (13.12%) Cucumber
4 28 (9.93%) SpecFlow
5 27 (9.57%) JIRA
5 27 (9.57%) LoadRunner
6 24 (8.51%) JMeter
7 16 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
9 13 (4.61%) FitNesse
9 13 (4.61%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.26%) HP UFT
11 9 (3.19%) NUnit
12 8 (2.84%) Appium
12 8 (2.84%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.48%) JUnit
13 7 (2.48%) NeoLoad
14 6 (2.13%) Geb
14 6 (2.13%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.13%) Spock
General
1 133 (47.16%) Finance
2 37 (13.12%) Banking
3 31 (10.99%) Retail
4 23 (8.16%) Law
4 23 (8.16%) Telecoms
5 19 (6.74%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.19%) Local Government
7 8 (2.84%) Legal
8 7 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.48%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.77%) Advertising
9 5 (1.77%) Publishing
10 4 (1.42%) Marketing
11 3 (1.06%) Front Office
12 2 (0.71%) Games
13 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.77%) .NET
2 15 (5.32%) Gherkin
3 12 (4.26%) Web Services
4 9 (3.19%) Middleware
5 8 (2.84%) SOAP
6 6 (2.13%) Grails
7 4 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.42%) JSON
8 3 (1.06%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) HTML
9 2 (0.71%) RESTful
9 2 (0.71%) WSDL
10 1 (0.35%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.35%) Flash
10 1 (0.35%) HTML5
10 1 (0.35%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.61%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.61%) Fintech
4 11 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.90%) New Media
5 10 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.84%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.42%) Equities
10 3 (1.06%) Handset
10 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Derivative
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.09%) Windows
2 13 (4.61%) Android
3 11 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.55%) Unix
5 9 (3.19%) Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.28%) Test Strategy
3 55 (19.50%) Test Automation
4 51 (18.09%) Test Scripting
5 50 (17.73%) BDD
6 48 (17.02%) Automated Testing
7 44 (15.60%) Test Management
8 43 (15.25%) Software Testing
9 38 (13.48%) SDLC
10 36 (12.77%) Scrum
11 33 (11.70%) Performance Testing
12 32 (11.35%) TDD
12 32 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (10.64%) Mentoring
13 30 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.93%) Functional Testing
15 27 (9.57%) Defect Management
16 25 (8.87%) Automation Testing
17 23 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (8.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.34%) Java
2 44 (15.60%) C#
3 30 (10.64%) SQL
4 12 (4.26%) Ruby
5 8 (2.84%) Python
6 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.71%) C++
7 2 (0.71%) Perl
7 2 (0.71%) PHP
7 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.71%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) COBOL
8 1 (0.35%) VB6
8 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (12.06%) ISTQB
2 32 (11.35%) ISEB
3 18 (6.38%) Degree
4 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.61%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.06%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) CEH
7 2 (0.71%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.35%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.35%) GCIA
8 1 (0.35%) GCIH
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (54.61%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.71%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (12.77%) HP
2 28 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.74%) Citrix
3 19 (6.74%) Oracle
4 14 (4.96%) SAP
5 10 (3.55%) Capita
5 10 (3.55%) IBM
6 5 (1.77%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) hybris
8 2 (0.71%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.35%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.35%) ATG
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.35%) F5
9 1 (0.35%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.35%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.35%) webMethods
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