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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 531 503 522
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 92 120 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 111
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -28 18 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Chiswick -2 4 £42,500 -
Ealing - 2 £54,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames -19 1 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 107 (49.77%) QA
2 93 (43.26%) Finance
3 82 (38.14%) Test Scripting
4 60 (27.91%) Selenium
5 49 (22.79%) Automated Testing
6 48 (22.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (20.47%) SQL
8 42 (19.53%) Performance Testing
8 42 (19.53%) Test Strategy
9 40 (18.60%) Test Automation
9 40 (18.60%) Banking
10 35 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (16.28%) ISEB
11 33 (15.35%) Java
12 30 (13.95%) LoadRunner
13 29 (13.49%) HP
14 27 (12.56%) Automation Testing
15 25 (11.63%) QuickTest Pro
15 25 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (9.77%) Web Services
17 21 (9.77%) Load Testing
18 20 (9.30%) TDD
18 20 (9.30%) Oracle
19 19 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (8.37%) Retail
20 18 (8.37%) Software Testing
20 18 (8.37%) Risk Analysis
20 18 (8.37%) BDD
21 17 (7.91%) WebDriver

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) MS Office
1 6 (2.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.86%) MySQL
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.40%) Big Data
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Redis
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (27.91%) Selenium
2 30 (13.95%) LoadRunner
3 25 (11.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (7.91%) WebDriver
5 14 (6.51%) SoapUI
6 13 (6.05%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.58%) JUnit
7 12 (5.58%) JIRA
8 9 (4.19%) FitNesse
8 9 (4.19%) Calabash
9 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.26%) JMeter
10 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.79%) eggPlant
11 5 (2.33%) JBehave
11 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.86%) Rational Performance Tester
12 4 (1.86%) Robotium
13 3 (1.40%) Hudson
13 3 (1.40%) TestNG
General
1 93 (43.26%) Finance
2 40 (18.60%) Banking
3 18 (8.37%) Retail
4 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.79%) Front Office
7 5 (2.33%) Billing
8 4 (1.86%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.77%) Web Services
2 14 (6.51%) SOAP
3 12 (5.58%) .NET
4 9 (4.19%) REST
5 4 (1.86%) JSF
6 3 (1.40%) RESTful
6 3 (1.40%) HTML
6 3 (1.40%) XML
7 2 (0.93%) CSS
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) JMS
8 1 (0.47%) CGI
8 1 (0.47%) HTML5
8 1 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.47%) Grails
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.51%) Open Source
3 11 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.72%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.72%) Derivative
5 6 (2.79%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.79%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.86%) Equities
8 3 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (0.93%) Streaming Music
9 2 (0.93%) Tandem
9 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Windows
1 15 (6.98%) Android
1 15 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.12%) Linux
3 7 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.14%) Test Scripting
2 49 (22.79%) Automated Testing
3 48 (22.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (19.53%) Performance Testing
4 42 (19.53%) Test Strategy
5 40 (18.60%) Test Automation
6 35 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.56%) Automation Testing
8 22 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.77%) Load Testing
10 20 (9.30%) TDD
11 18 (8.37%) Software Testing
11 18 (8.37%) Risk Analysis
11 18 (8.37%) BDD
12 16 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.51%) Test Management
14 14 (6.51%) Scrum
15 13 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.47%) SQL
2 33 (15.35%) Java
3 13 (6.05%) C#
4 7 (3.26%) Perl
5 5 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.33%) Ruby
5 5 (2.33%) Groovy
6 4 (1.86%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) Scala
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (16.28%) ISEB
2 16 (7.44%) ISTQB
3 14 (6.51%) Degree
4 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (49.77%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) XenApp
1 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (13.49%) HP
2 20 (9.30%) Oracle
3 11 (5.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.79%) hybris
5 5 (2.33%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) Cognos
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Hitachi
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) webMethods
7 2 (0.93%) StatPro
7 2 (0.93%) Orchard
7 2 (0.93%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.47%) Fundtech
8 1 (0.47%) Cerillion
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
West London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Pension)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Picture Staffing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hudson - London
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago