The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 475 472 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 150 196 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 128 171 110
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
37695 42483 46604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.64% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32773 35948 39098
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 27 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Croydon +1 3 £50,000 +26.58%
Brentford - 3 £62,500 -
Harrow +6 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £62,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 149 (54.58%) QA
2 131 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (39.56%) Finance
4 83 (30.40%) Selenium
5 69 (25.27%) Test Automation
6 59 (21.61%) HP
7 58 (21.25%) Test Scripting
8 56 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 56 (20.51%) ISTQB
9 55 (20.15%) Test Strategy
10 53 (19.41%) TDD
11 48 (17.58%) WebDriver
12 45 (16.48%) ISEB
13 43 (15.75%) Manual Testing
14 42 (15.38%) SDLC
15 40 (14.65%) Test Management
16 38 (13.92%) Scrum
17 37 (13.55%) Java
18 36 (13.19%) Waterfall
19 35 (12.82%) Cucumber
19 35 (12.82%) SQL
19 35 (12.82%) Oracle
19 35 (12.82%) Banking
20 32 (11.72%) Retail
20 32 (11.72%) SpecFlow
21 31 (11.36%) .NET
21 31 (11.36%) C#
22 30 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
22 30 (10.99%) Functional Testing
22 30 (10.99%) Defect Management

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.03%) Confluence
2 6 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Project
3 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.73%) Primavera
3 1 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.56%) Internet
2 4 (1.47%) 2G
2 4 (1.47%) 3G
2 4 (1.47%) 3GPP
2 4 (1.47%) 4G
2 4 (1.47%) GPRS
2 4 (1.47%) GSM
2 4 (1.47%) HTTP
2 4 (1.47%) INAP
2 4 (1.47%) M3UA
2 4 (1.47%) SCCP
2 4 (1.47%) SCTP
2 4 (1.47%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (1.47%) SMPP
2 4 (1.47%) TCAP
2 4 (1.47%) UMTS
2 4 (1.47%) VoIP
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) ATM
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.83%) GIS
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (30.40%) Selenium
2 48 (17.58%) WebDriver
3 35 (12.82%) Cucumber
4 32 (11.72%) SpecFlow
5 28 (10.26%) JIRA
6 20 (7.33%) Jenkins
7 19 (6.96%) HP UFT
8 18 (6.59%) JBehave
8 18 (6.59%) JMeter
8 18 (6.59%) TeamCity
9 17 (6.23%) LoadRunner
10 16 (5.86%) Appium
11 12 (4.40%) SoapUI
12 11 (4.03%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.83%) Calabash
16 4 (1.47%) Ranorex
16 4 (1.47%) Robot Framework
16 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 108 (39.56%) Finance
2 35 (12.82%) Banking
3 32 (11.72%) Retail
4 15 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.66%) Law
7 9 (3.30%) Games
8 5 (1.83%) Local Government
8 5 (1.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.36%) .NET
2 20 (7.33%) Web Services
3 12 (4.40%) SOAP
4 10 (3.66%) XML
5 9 (3.30%) Gherkin
6 5 (1.83%) HTML
7 4 (1.47%) WCF
8 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.10%) RESTful
9 2 (0.73%) REST
9 2 (0.73%) Spring
10 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.37%) Guava
10 1 (0.37%) Guice
10 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.37%) iBATIS
10 1 (0.37%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.37%) Middleware
10 1 (0.37%) RESTEasy
10 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.30%) Fintech
5 7 (2.56%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.20%) EPoS
6 6 (2.20%) New Media
6 6 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.73%) Tandem
10 2 (0.73%) User Experience
11 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) NPfIT
11 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.79%) Android
1 24 (8.79%) Apple iOS
2 13 (4.76%) Windows
3 10 (3.66%) Linux
4 4 (1.47%) Unix
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.27%) Test Automation
3 58 (21.25%) Test Scripting
4 56 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (20.15%) Test Strategy
6 53 (19.41%) TDD
7 43 (15.75%) Manual Testing
8 42 (15.38%) SDLC
9 40 (14.65%) Test Management
10 38 (13.92%) Scrum
11 36 (13.19%) Waterfall
12 30 (10.99%) Defect Management
12 30 (10.99%) Functional Testing
12 30 (10.99%) Mentoring
12 30 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (10.62%) DevOps
14 28 (10.26%) BDD
14 28 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (9.89%) Performance Testing
16 26 (9.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.55%) Java
2 35 (12.82%) SQL
3 31 (11.36%) C#
4 11 (4.03%) Ruby
5 8 (2.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.56%) C
6 7 (2.56%) Python
7 6 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.73%) Groovy
8 2 (0.73%) Perl
8 2 (0.73%) PHP
8 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 45 (16.48%) ISEB
3 15 (5.49%) Degree
4 13 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) PMP
8 1 (0.37%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.37%) GCIA
8 1 (0.37%) GCIH
8 1 (0.37%) SANS
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (54.58%) QA
2 5 (1.83%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.83%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) SDET
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (6.59%) Docker
2 5 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (6.59%) Nagios
2 6 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (21.61%) HP
2 35 (12.82%) Oracle
3 18 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.49%) Hitachi
5 11 (4.03%) SAP
6 7 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.56%) IBM
7 5 (1.83%) Capita
7 5 (1.83%) Citrix
8 4 (1.47%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.73%) Demandware
9 2 (0.73%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.37%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.37%) hybris
10 1 (0.37%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.37%) OpenText
10 1 (0.37%) Siebel
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 12% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sqs Group (Uk) Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + equity
Posted: 16 days ago