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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 498 481 457
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 112 132 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 99 110
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 +7 29 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Croydon +15 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Coulsdon - 1 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 79 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (35.29%) ISEB
3 69 (31.22%) QA
4 68 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 68 (30.77%) Finance
5 67 (30.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 55 (24.89%) Software Testing
7 52 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 51 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 48 (21.72%) Test Management
10 45 (20.36%) Banking
11 41 (18.55%) Performance Testing
12 40 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (17.19%) Selenium
14 36 (16.29%) Automated Testing
15 31 (14.03%) PRINCE2
16 29 (13.12%) HP
17 28 (12.67%) Retail
17 28 (12.67%) Waterfall
18 27 (12.22%) QuickTest Pro
19 25 (11.31%) LoadRunner
19 25 (11.31%) Scrum
19 25 (11.31%) SQL
20 23 (10.41%) Mentoring
21 21 (9.50%) C#
22 20 (9.05%) Test Automation
22 20 (9.05%) Automation Testing
23 19 (8.60%) Manual Testing
23 19 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 19 (8.60%) HP Quality Center

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Project
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) HTTP
1 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.90%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.45%) UMTS
3 1 (0.45%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.45%) GPRS
3 1 (0.45%) GSM
3 1 (0.45%) SMS
3 1 (0.45%) 3G
3 1 (0.45%) RTP
3 1 (0.45%) SS7
3 1 (0.45%) SMPP
3 1 (0.45%) TCAP
3 1 (0.45%) ISUP
3 1 (0.45%) INAP
3 1 (0.45%) H.323
3 1 (0.45%) Wireless
3 1 (0.45%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.45%) 2G
3 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.81%) Big Data
2 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (17.19%) Selenium
2 27 (12.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (11.31%) LoadRunner
4 16 (7.24%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.07%) JIRA
7 8 (3.62%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.17%) Rational Performance Tester
8 7 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.17%) JMeter
9 6 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.71%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (2.26%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.81%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.90%) SilkTest
12 2 (0.90%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (30.77%) Finance
2 45 (20.36%) Banking
3 28 (12.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.81%) Publishing
5 4 (1.81%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.36%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.60%) .NET
2 6 (2.71%) Web Services
3 5 (2.26%) SOAP
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.36%) XML
5 1 (0.45%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.88%) Open Source
3 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.81%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Blog
8 1 (0.45%) VWAP
8 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.45%) Online Games
8 1 (0.45%) Handset
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.45%) Equities
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.17%) UNIX
2 4 (1.81%) Windows
2 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.36%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 55 (24.89%) Software Testing
4 52 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 51 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 48 (21.72%) Test Management
7 41 (18.55%) Performance Testing
8 40 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (16.29%) Automated Testing
10 31 (14.03%) PRINCE2
11 28 (12.67%) Waterfall
12 25 (11.31%) Scrum
13 23 (10.41%) Mentoring
14 20 (9.05%) Automation Testing
14 20 (9.05%) Test Automation
15 19 (8.60%) Manual Testing
16 18 (8.14%) Project Management
17 14 (6.33%) Integration Testing
17 14 (6.33%) Test Planning
18 13 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.31%) SQL
2 21 (9.50%) C#
3 14 (6.33%) Java
4 6 (2.71%) C++
5 3 (1.36%) Ruby
5 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.90%) VBScript
6 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.90%) VBA
6 2 (0.90%) Python
6 2 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.45%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (35.29%) ISEB
2 68 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.17%) Degree
5 4 (1.81%) VCP4
6 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (31.22%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (13.12%) HP
2 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle
4 11 (4.98%) SAP
4 11 (4.98%) IBM
5 4 (1.81%) Capita
6 3 (1.36%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.36%) Remedy
7 2 (0.90%) VMware
7 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.45%) Intel
8 1 (0.45%) Nokia
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
8 1 (0.45%) Fidessa
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