The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 535 456 501
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 125 160 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 115 108 124
Average salary £55,000 £55,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,908 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Leader
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 53 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Docklands, London 0 3 £60,000 -4.00%
Wembley - 2 £42,500 -
Croydon - 1 £41,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 135 (46.71%) QA
2 108 (37.37%) Finance
3 96 (33.22%) Selenium
4 82 (28.37%) Java
5 72 (24.91%) Test Scripting
5 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
6 60 (20.76%) Performance Testing
7 56 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 51 (17.65%) Apple iOS
9 49 (16.96%) Test Strategy
10 48 (16.61%) Retail
11 47 (16.26%) SQL
11 47 (16.26%) ISEB
11 47 (16.26%) Software Testing
12 46 (15.92%) BDD
12 46 (15.92%) Android
12 46 (15.92%) TDD
13 45 (15.57%) Automation Testing
14 44 (15.22%) Banking
15 43 (14.88%) Web Services
16 42 (14.53%) SOAP
17 40 (13.84%) SoapUI
18 39 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
19 35 (12.11%) Windows
19 35 (12.11%) HP
20 34 (11.76%) C#
20 34 (11.76%) REST
20 34 (11.76%) Mobile App
21 33 (11.42%) Blackberry

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (1.73%) Node.js
2 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.04%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.04%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) DSLAM
2 1 (0.35%) DSL
2 1 (0.35%) ADSL
2 1 (0.35%) GSM
2 1 (0.35%) UMTS
2 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.46%) Big Data
2 7 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.04%) MySQL
4 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 96 (33.22%) Selenium
2 40 (13.84%) SoapUI
3 32 (11.07%) LoadRunner
4 31 (10.73%) eggPlant
5 28 (9.69%) WebDriver
6 25 (8.65%) JIRA
7 21 (7.27%) JUnit
7 21 (7.27%) Cucumber
8 20 (6.92%) Rational Performance Tester
8 20 (6.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (6.57%) Calabash
10 13 (4.50%) JBehave
10 13 (4.50%) FitNesse
11 12 (4.15%) Robotium
12 9 (3.11%) Jenkins
12 9 (3.11%) NUnit
13 8 (2.77%) Hudson
14 7 (2.42%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.08%) Serena SBM
15 6 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (37.37%) Finance
2 48 (16.61%) Retail
3 44 (15.22%) Banking
4 15 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.15%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.77%) Billing
8 5 (1.73%) Games
9 3 (1.04%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.88%) Web Services
2 42 (14.53%) SOAP
3 34 (11.76%) REST
4 21 (7.27%) .NET
5 12 (4.15%) XML
6 10 (3.46%) JSF
7 3 (1.04%) JSON
8 2 (0.69%) HTML
8 2 (0.69%) RESTful
8 2 (0.69%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.35%) HTML5
9 1 (0.35%) JMS
9 1 (0.35%) CSS
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 33 (11.42%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.19%) Open Source
4 14 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.11%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.38%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.04%) Derivative
10 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.69%) Equities
11 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.35%) RIA
12 1 (0.35%) Online Games
12 1 (0.35%) Animation
12 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 46 (15.92%) Android
3 35 (12.11%) Windows
4 5 (1.73%) Linux
5 4 (1.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.91%) Test Scripting
1 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
2 60 (20.76%) Performance Testing
3 56 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 49 (16.96%) Test Strategy
6 47 (16.26%) Software Testing
7 46 (15.92%) TDD
7 46 (15.92%) BDD
8 45 (15.57%) Automation Testing
9 39 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (9.69%) Security Testing
11 25 (8.65%) Manual Testing
11 25 (8.65%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.61%) Test Management
12 22 (7.61%) SOA
13 20 (6.92%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.84%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.37%) Java
2 47 (16.26%) SQL
3 34 (11.76%) C#
4 20 (6.92%) Groovy
5 12 (4.15%) Perl
6 7 (2.42%) Python
6 7 (2.42%) Ruby
7 6 (2.08%) VBScript
8 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (16.26%) ISEB
2 30 (10.38%) Degree
3 28 (9.69%) ISTQB
4 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) GPEN
6 1 (0.35%) OSCP
6 1 (0.35%) HND
6 1 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (46.71%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) XenApp
2 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (10.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 35 (12.11%) HP
2 30 (10.38%) IBM
3 29 (10.03%) Oracle
4 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.11%) Hitachi
6 7 (2.42%) hybris
6 7 (2.42%) Cognos
7 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.73%) Google
8 5 (1.73%) Apple
8 5 (1.73%) Citrix
9 4 (1.38%) Siebel
9 4 (1.38%) Mercator
9 4 (1.38%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.35%) Fundtech
10 1 (0.35%) Cerillion
10 1 (0.35%) SAP
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London Victoria
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £50-60,000 + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
DigitasLBi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago