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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 491 533 483
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 122 125 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 92
Average salary £53,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.66%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +15 25 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Chiswick - 4 £42,500 -
Ealing - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow +4 1 - -
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 101 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (36.71%) QA
3 84 (35.44%) Finance
4 73 (30.80%) ISEB
5 65 (27.43%) Test Strategy
6 55 (23.21%) Software Testing
7 54 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 52 (21.94%) ISTQB
9 51 (21.52%) Test Management
10 48 (20.25%) Banking
11 46 (19.41%) Test Scripting
12 42 (17.72%) Selenium
13 40 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (16.03%) Java
15 37 (15.61%) Performance Testing
16 34 (14.35%) Automated Testing
17 33 (13.92%) PRINCE2
18 31 (13.08%) C#
19 30 (12.66%) HP
20 29 (12.24%) Test Automation
21 28 (11.81%) LoadRunner
22 27 (11.39%) BDD
22 27 (11.39%) Retail
22 27 (11.39%) TDD
23 25 (10.55%) SQL
23 25 (10.55%) Mentoring
24 24 (10.13%) .NET
25 23 (9.70%) Oracle
25 23 (9.70%) Scrum
26 21 (8.86%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) Node.js
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.69%) MS Project
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.69%) Summit
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) HTTP
2 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.27%) GSM
4 2 (0.84%) PSTN
4 2 (0.84%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) Firewall
5 1 (0.42%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.42%) 2G
5 1 (0.42%) 3G
5 1 (0.42%) RTP
5 1 (0.42%) SS7
5 1 (0.42%) SMPP
5 1 (0.42%) TCAP
5 1 (0.42%) ISUP
5 1 (0.42%) INAP
5 1 (0.42%) H.323
5 1 (0.42%) GPRS
5 1 (0.42%) UMTS
5 1 (0.42%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) Big Data
3 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (17.72%) Selenium
2 28 (11.81%) LoadRunner
3 21 (8.86%) JIRA
4 19 (8.02%) WebDriver
5 16 (6.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (5.49%) JMeter
7 12 (5.06%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.80%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.95%) Rational Performance Tester
9 7 (2.95%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.95%) FitNesse
9 7 (2.95%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.53%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.11%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.69%) WinRunner
13 3 (1.27%) JUnit
13 3 (1.27%) Hudson
14 2 (0.84%) WebLOAD
14 2 (0.84%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 84 (35.44%) Finance
2 48 (20.25%) Banking
3 27 (11.39%) Retail
4 14 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.38%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.38%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.95%) Games
8 5 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.11%) Local Government
9 4 (1.69%) Publishing
9 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.27%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) Front Office
11 2 (0.84%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.13%) .NET
2 13 (5.49%) Web Services
3 9 (3.80%) Middleware
4 5 (2.11%) SOAP
5 4 (1.69%) XML
6 3 (1.27%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.84%) REST
7 2 (0.84%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) J2EE
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.42%) Flash
8 1 (0.42%) HTML5
8 1 (0.42%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.27%) Replication
5 3 (1.27%) Open Source
5 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.84%) Statistics
6 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.84%) Equities
7 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.42%) Handset
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.42%) VWAP
7 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.02%) Windows
2 6 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.53%) UNIX
3 4 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.43%) Test Strategy
3 55 (23.21%) Software Testing
4 54 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (21.52%) Test Management
6 46 (19.41%) Test Scripting
7 40 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (15.61%) Performance Testing
9 34 (14.35%) Automated Testing
10 33 (13.92%) PRINCE2
11 29 (12.24%) Test Automation
12 27 (11.39%) BDD
12 27 (11.39%) TDD
13 25 (10.55%) Mentoring
14 23 (9.70%) Scrum
15 19 (8.02%) Project Management
16 18 (7.59%) Integration Testing
17 17 (7.17%) E-Commerce
17 17 (7.17%) Line Management
18 16 (6.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.03%) Java
2 31 (13.08%) C#
3 25 (10.55%) SQL
4 5 (2.11%) C
4 5 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.69%) C++
5 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.84%) Ruby
6 2 (0.84%) Python
6 2 (0.84%) VBScript
6 2 (0.84%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (30.80%) ISEB
2 52 (21.94%) ISTQB
3 17 (7.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.06%) Degree
5 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (36.71%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) EMIR
2 4 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.69%) MiFID
2 4 (1.69%) Basel III
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 30 (12.66%) HP
2 23 (9.70%) Oracle
3 17 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.22%) SAP
4 10 (4.22%) IBM
5 9 (3.80%) Capita
6 7 (2.95%) Remedy
7 6 (2.53%) VMware
8 4 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
9 3 (1.27%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.84%) Telerik
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe
11 1 (0.42%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.42%) Nokia
11 1 (0.42%) Intel
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix
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Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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