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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 518 526 485
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 100 105 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 137
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
41989 42637 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.89% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35276 35908 39523
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -4 14 £57,500 +1.76% 7
Chiswick - 10 £42,500 -
Ealing +10 2 £54,000 -1.81%
Kingston Upon Thames -10 2 £53,750 +27.97%
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £57,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 90 (44.33%) Finance
1 90 (44.33%) QA
2 82 (40.39%) Test Scripting
3 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (24.14%) Selenium
4 49 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (23.65%) ISEB
6 46 (22.66%) Automated Testing
7 40 (19.70%) Banking
8 39 (19.21%) Test Strategy
9 34 (16.75%) ISTQB
10 33 (16.26%) Performance Testing
11 31 (15.27%) SQL
12 29 (14.29%) LoadRunner
12 29 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 27 (13.30%) Test Automation
13 27 (13.30%) Automation Testing
14 26 (12.81%) QuickTest Pro
15 24 (11.82%) Manual Testing
15 24 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (11.82%) HP
16 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
17 20 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (9.85%) Java
17 20 (9.85%) Open Source
18 19 (9.36%) Risk Analysis
18 19 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (8.87%) Oracle
19 18 (8.87%) Load Testing
19 18 (8.87%) TDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Office
2 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.99%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) DB2
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 49 (24.14%) Selenium
2 29 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 26 (12.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (8.37%) WebDriver
5 15 (7.39%) FitNesse
6 13 (6.40%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.93%) JMeter
8 7 (3.45%) JUnit
8 7 (3.45%) Calabash
9 6 (2.96%) Appium
10 5 (2.46%) JIRA
10 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.97%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.97%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.97%) JBehave
12 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.48%) Robotium
12 3 (1.48%) TestNG
13 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
General
1 90 (44.33%) Finance
2 40 (19.70%) Banking
3 13 (6.40%) Retail
4 6 (2.96%) Games
5 5 (2.46%) Front Office
5 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) .NET
2 10 (4.93%) Web Services
3 7 (3.45%) SOAP
4 5 (2.46%) REST
5 3 (1.48%) XML
6 2 (0.99%) RESTful
7 1 (0.49%) CGI
7 1 (0.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) HTML
7 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.49%) JSF
7 1 (0.49%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Open Source
2 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.94%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.45%) Derivative
6 5 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.46%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.48%) Equities
8 3 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.48%) iPad
8 3 (1.48%) Statistics
9 2 (0.99%) Streaming Music
9 2 (0.99%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.99%) New Media
9 2 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.91%) Windows
2 11 (5.42%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.93%) Android
4 7 (3.45%) Linux
5 5 (2.46%) UNIX
6 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.39%) Test Scripting
2 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (22.66%) Automated Testing
5 39 (19.21%) Test Strategy
6 33 (16.26%) Performance Testing
7 29 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 27 (13.30%) Test Automation
8 27 (13.30%) Automation Testing
9 24 (11.82%) Manual Testing
9 24 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.33%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (9.36%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (8.87%) Load Testing
13 18 (8.87%) TDD
13 18 (8.87%) Test Management
14 16 (7.88%) Scrum
15 15 (7.39%) BDD
16 11 (5.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.27%) SQL
2 20 (9.85%) Java
3 11 (5.42%) C#
4 3 (1.48%) Groovy
4 3 (1.48%) Ruby
5 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (23.65%) ISEB
2 34 (16.75%) ISTQB
3 15 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) Degree
6 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (44.33%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) XenApp
1 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (8.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (11.82%) HP
2 18 (8.87%) Oracle
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.99%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.99%) Orchard
4 2 (0.99%) SAP
4 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.99%) Adobe
4 2 (0.99%) webMethods
4 2 (0.99%) StatPro
5 1 (0.49%) Cognos
5 1 (0.49%) Sybase
5 1 (0.49%) Fundtech
5 1 (0.49%) Google
5 1 (0.49%) Green Hat
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on years experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits, car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Richmond, London
Bank of England
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
BITE London
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago