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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / London
Rank 440 526 492
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 135 127 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 119 104 109
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,054 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
31987 39555 40165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27071 34104 33934
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +43 40 £55,000 - 2
Westminster -3 2 £53,641 -10.59%
Beckenham - 1 £36,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 146 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.83%) QA
3 86 (32.70%) Finance
4 85 (32.32%) Selenium
5 84 (31.94%) Test Scripting
6 77 (29.28%) Test Automation
7 71 (27.00%) SQL
8 70 (26.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 69 (26.24%) ISEB
10 65 (24.71%) Test Management
11 63 (23.95%) ISTQB
12 57 (21.67%) Java
13 54 (20.53%) Test Strategy
14 53 (20.15%) Scrum
15 52 (19.77%) Banking
16 46 (17.49%) TDD
16 46 (17.49%) SDLC
17 40 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (15.21%) C#
17 40 (15.21%) Microsoft
18 39 (14.83%) BDD
19 38 (14.45%) SQL Server
20 37 (14.07%) Cucumber
21 35 (13.31%) Non-Functional Testing
21 35 (13.31%) HP UFT
22 34 (12.93%) MS Excel
22 34 (12.93%) E-Commerce
22 34 (12.93%) Software Testing
23 33 (12.55%) HP
24 32 (12.17%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (4.56%) Apache
2 11 (4.18%) Confluence
3 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.94%) MS Office
3 12 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 2 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.76%) HFM
4 2 (0.76%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.38%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) Force.com
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.94%) MySQL
5 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.04%) QlikView
7 6 (2.28%) Big Data
8 4 (1.52%) GIS
9 3 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.76%) Power BI
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 85 (32.32%) Selenium
2 37 (14.07%) Cucumber
3 35 (13.31%) HP UFT
4 31 (11.79%) JIRA
5 30 (11.41%) LoadRunner
6 22 (8.37%) SoapUI
7 21 (7.98%) WebDriver
8 18 (6.84%) SpecFlow
9 16 (6.08%) Git (software)
10 13 (4.94%) Jenkins
11 11 (4.18%) Appium
11 11 (4.18%) JMeter
12 8 (3.04%) Jasmine
12 8 (3.04%) JUnit
12 8 (3.04%) Protractor
13 7 (2.66%) Maven
13 7 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.66%) TestNG
14 6 (2.28%) Calabash
15 5 (1.90%) YouTrack
General
1 86 (32.70%) Finance
2 52 (19.77%) Banking
3 26 (9.89%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.37%) Legal
5 20 (7.60%) Law
6 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.04%) Retail
8 3 (1.14%) Military
9 2 (0.76%) Front Office
9 2 (0.76%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.03%) .NET
2 23 (8.75%) Gherkin
3 22 (8.37%) Web Services
4 18 (6.84%) XML
5 16 (6.08%) SOAP
6 12 (4.56%) HTML
7 7 (2.66%) CSS
8 5 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.52%) Android SDK
9 4 (1.52%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.52%) Velocity
10 3 (1.14%) Ajax
10 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.14%) Middleware
10 3 (1.14%) Node.js
10 3 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.76%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.37%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.80%) New Media
5 5 (1.90%) Blog
5 5 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.52%) Fintech
7 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Equities
9 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.38%) Robotics
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.89%) Linux
2 13 (4.94%) Android
2 13 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (31.94%) Test Scripting
3 77 (29.28%) Test Automation
4 70 (26.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 65 (24.71%) Test Management
6 54 (20.53%) Test Strategy
7 53 (20.15%) Scrum
8 46 (17.49%) SDLC
8 46 (17.49%) TDD
9 39 (14.83%) BDD
10 35 (13.31%) Non-Functional Testing
11 34 (12.93%) E-Commerce
11 34 (12.93%) Software Testing
12 32 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (11.41%) Defect Management
15 29 (11.03%) Regression Testing
16 28 (10.65%) Automated Testing
17 25 (9.51%) Waterfall
18 22 (8.37%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.00%) SQL
2 57 (21.67%) Java
3 40 (15.21%) C#
4 20 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.22%) Ruby
6 16 (6.08%) C++
7 14 (5.32%) Python
8 13 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.56%) C
10 9 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.66%) VBA
12 5 (1.90%) Groovy
12 5 (1.90%) Scala
13 4 (1.52%) Perl
14 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.14%) VB
14 3 (1.14%) VBScript
15 1 (0.38%) Go
15 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (26.24%) ISEB
2 63 (23.95%) ISTQB
3 23 (8.75%) Degree
4 7 (2.66%) CHECK Team Leader
4 7 (2.66%) CISSP
4 7 (2.66%) CREST Certified
4 7 (2.66%) GIAC
4 7 (2.66%) GPEN
4 7 (2.66%) OSCP
5 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.14%) ACCA
6 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (41.83%) QA
2 14 (5.32%) SDET
3 2 (0.76%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.38%) MiFID
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Docker
1 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 40 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.55%) HP
3 26 (9.89%) Oracle
4 20 (7.60%) SAP
5 16 (6.08%) Siebel
6 14 (5.32%) Sun
7 10 (3.80%) Charles River
8 6 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.90%) Citrix
9 5 (1.90%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.52%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.14%) VMware
12 2 (0.76%) Cognos
12 2 (0.76%) hybris
13 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.38%) CA
13 1 (0.38%) Compuware
13 1 (0.38%) Reuters
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