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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 495 476 479
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 116 162 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 120 126
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,950 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
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 £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +7 27 £55,000 - 5
Chiswick - 4 £42,500 -
Croydon +6 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Ealing +8 1 £51,500 -6.36% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £57,500 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £57,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 84 (39.44%) QA
2 77 (36.15%) Finance
3 66 (30.99%) ISEB
3 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (30.05%) Test Scripting
5 55 (25.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 53 (24.88%) ISTQB
6 53 (24.88%) Test Strategy
7 46 (21.60%) Selenium
8 41 (19.25%) Software Testing
9 40 (18.78%) Automated Testing
9 40 (18.78%) Banking
10 38 (17.84%) Performance Testing
11 32 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (13.15%) QuickTest Pro
13 27 (12.68%) Test Management
13 27 (12.68%) Automation Testing
14 26 (12.21%) Test Automation
14 26 (12.21%) Scrum
14 26 (12.21%) SQL
15 25 (11.74%) Mentoring
16 23 (10.80%) Waterfall
17 22 (10.33%) HP
17 22 (10.33%) LoadRunner
18 21 (9.86%) Load Testing
19 20 (9.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 19 (8.92%) Open Source
20 19 (8.92%) Retail
20 19 (8.92%) C#
21 18 (8.45%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.94%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) HTTP
1 3 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) 3G
2 1 (0.47%) Wireless
2 1 (0.47%) HSDPA
2 1 (0.47%) 2G
2 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.47%) HSUPA
2 1 (0.47%) HSPA
2 1 (0.47%) LTE
2 1 (0.47%) NAS
2 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.47%) GPRS
2 1 (0.47%) GSM
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.47%) UMTS
2 1 (0.47%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (21.60%) Selenium
2 28 (13.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (10.33%) LoadRunner
4 15 (7.04%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.10%) FitNesse
6 11 (5.16%) JMeter
7 10 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.35%) JIRA
10 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.88%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.88%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.88%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.41%) Calabash
11 3 (1.41%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.94%) SilkTest
12 2 (0.94%) TestComplete
General
1 77 (36.15%) Finance
2 40 (18.78%) Banking
3 19 (8.92%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Games
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.41%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Front Office
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.10%) .NET
2 6 (2.82%) Web Services
3 5 (2.35%) XML
4 2 (0.94%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) Grails
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Open Source
2 13 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.29%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.35%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.35%) Derivative
7 3 (1.41%) Statistics
7 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.94%) Equities
8 2 (0.94%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.94%) New Media
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Blog
9 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.82%) Windows
1 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.35%) Android
3 4 (1.88%) Linux
4 3 (1.41%) UNIX
5 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.05%) Test Scripting
3 55 (25.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (24.88%) Test Strategy
5 41 (19.25%) Software Testing
6 40 (18.78%) Automated Testing
7 38 (17.84%) Performance Testing
8 32 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (12.68%) Test Management
9 27 (12.68%) Automation Testing
10 26 (12.21%) Test Automation
10 26 (12.21%) Scrum
11 25 (11.74%) Mentoring
12 23 (10.80%) Waterfall
13 21 (9.86%) Load Testing
14 17 (7.98%) Manual Testing
15 15 (7.04%) PRINCE2
16 14 (6.57%) Regression Testing
16 14 (6.57%) Risk Analysis
17 13 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.21%) SQL
2 19 (8.92%) C#
3 17 (7.98%) Java
4 6 (2.82%) C++
5 4 (1.88%) Ruby
6 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.41%) C
7 2 (0.94%) VBA
7 2 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.47%) Groovy
8 1 (0.47%) Scala
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (30.99%) ISEB
2 53 (24.88%) ISTQB
3 20 (9.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (39.44%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (7.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.33%) HP
2 18 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle
4 6 (2.82%) SAP
5 5 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe
6 2 (0.94%) Remedy
6 2 (0.94%) VMware
6 2 (0.94%) Orchard
6 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.47%) Capita
7 1 (0.47%) Intel
7 1 (0.47%) Nokia
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) webMethods
7 1 (0.47%) StatPro
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% annual bonus, 10% DB pension,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing, London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Competitive Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago