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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 526 495 511
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 97 114 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 113
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 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -25 18 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Chiswick +1 6 £42,500 -
Ealing - 2 £54,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames -14 1 £50,000 +19.04%
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 108 (50.00%) QA
2 99 (45.83%) Finance
3 86 (39.81%) Test Scripting
4 65 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (25.93%) Selenium
6 55 (25.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (24.07%) Automated Testing
8 43 (19.91%) SQL
9 39 (18.06%) ISEB
9 39 (18.06%) Test Strategy
10 37 (17.13%) Banking
10 37 (17.13%) Test Automation
11 35 (16.20%) Performance Testing
12 32 (14.81%) Mentoring
13 27 (12.50%) HP
13 27 (12.50%) LoadRunner
13 27 (12.50%) Java
14 25 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
15 24 (11.11%) Automation Testing
16 23 (10.65%) HP Quality Center
17 22 (10.19%) Software Testing
18 21 (9.72%) Risk Analysis
18 21 (9.72%) Manual Testing
18 21 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (9.26%) Oracle
19 20 (9.26%) Load Testing
19 20 (9.26%) ISTQB
20 18 (8.33%) TDD
20 18 (8.33%) WebDriver

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.46%) Node.js
3 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Office
2 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) WAN
2 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.85%) MySQL
3 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (25.93%) Selenium
2 27 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 25 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.56%) JUnit
6 12 (5.56%) JIRA
7 11 (5.09%) FitNesse
8 10 (4.63%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.24%) Calabash
9 7 (3.24%) JMeter
10 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.31%) JBehave
12 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.85%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.85%) Robotium
12 4 (1.85%) eggPlant
13 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.39%) TestNG
13 3 (1.39%) WinRunner
General
1 99 (45.83%) Finance
2 37 (17.13%) Banking
3 16 (7.41%) Retail
4 9 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.78%) Front Office
7 5 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.31%) Billing
8 4 (1.85%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.87%) Web Services
2 13 (6.02%) .NET
3 12 (5.56%) SOAP
4 7 (3.24%) REST
5 3 (1.39%) RESTful
5 3 (1.39%) JSF
5 3 (1.39%) HTML
5 3 (1.39%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.46%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.46%) HTML5
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.46%) Grails
7 1 (0.46%) JMS
7 1 (0.46%) CGI
7 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Open Source
2 13 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.24%) Derivative
5 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.39%) iPad
7 3 (1.39%) Statistics
7 3 (1.39%) Equities
7 3 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) Tandem
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.93%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.93%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.93%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Windows
2 11 (5.09%) Android
2 11 (5.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.09%) Linux
3 7 (3.24%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.81%) Test Scripting
2 65 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (25.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (24.07%) Automated Testing
5 39 (18.06%) Test Strategy
6 37 (17.13%) Test Automation
7 35 (16.20%) Performance Testing
8 32 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 24 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 22 (10.19%) Software Testing
11 21 (9.72%) Risk Analysis
11 21 (9.72%) Manual Testing
11 21 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (9.26%) Load Testing
13 18 (8.33%) TDD
14 17 (7.87%) BDD
14 17 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (7.41%) Scrum
16 15 (6.94%) Test Management
16 15 (6.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.91%) SQL
2 27 (12.50%) Java
3 13 (6.02%) C#
4 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.85%) Perl
5 4 (1.85%) Python
6 3 (1.39%) Groovy
7 2 (0.93%) VBA
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) Scala
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (18.06%) ISEB
2 20 (9.26%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.63%) Degree
3 10 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) KVM
1 1 (0.46%) XenApp
1 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (10.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (12.50%) HP
2 20 (9.26%) Oracle
3 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.85%) hybris
5 3 (1.39%) Cognos
5 3 (1.39%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) IBM
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) webMethods
6 2 (0.93%) StatPro
6 2 (0.93%) Orchard
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.46%) Fundtech
7 1 (0.46%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.46%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Generous package
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago