The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 531 510 531
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 122 152 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 99 129 144
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £44,908
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.80%
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
38586 41434 47556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.73% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33498 34951 39758
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 21 £57,500 - 7
Croydon - 4 £43,750 -
Harrow +5 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 130 (52.21%) QA
2 119 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (40.16%) Finance
4 81 (32.53%) Selenium
5 56 (22.49%) Test Strategy
6 51 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 50 (20.08%) Test Scripting
8 47 (18.88%) WebDriver
9 45 (18.07%) HP
10 43 (17.27%) ISTQB
10 43 (17.27%) Test Automation
11 41 (16.47%) Test Management
12 37 (14.86%) .NET
13 34 (13.65%) Java
14 33 (13.25%) Scrum
15 32 (12.85%) Retail
16 31 (12.45%) TDD
16 31 (12.45%) ISEB
17 30 (12.05%) C#
17 30 (12.05%) SQL
17 30 (12.05%) Manual Testing
17 30 (12.05%) Waterfall
17 30 (12.05%) SpecFlow
17 30 (12.05%) Defect Management
18 28 (11.24%) SDLC
19 27 (10.84%) Software Testing
19 27 (10.84%) Banking
19 27 (10.84%) Oracle
20 26 (10.44%) Mentoring
20 26 (10.44%) BDD

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.81%) Tomcat
1 7 (2.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.01%) Confluence
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) MS Project
2 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.80%) Primavera
3 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.40%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Internet
2 4 (1.61%) 2G
2 4 (1.61%) 3G
2 4 (1.61%) 3GPP
2 4 (1.61%) 4G
2 4 (1.61%) GPRS
2 4 (1.61%) GSM
2 4 (1.61%) HTTP
2 4 (1.61%) INAP
2 4 (1.61%) M3UA
2 4 (1.61%) SCCP
2 4 (1.61%) SCTP
2 4 (1.61%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (1.61%) SMPP
2 4 (1.61%) TCAP
2 4 (1.61%) UMTS
2 4 (1.61%) VoIP
3 2 (0.80%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.01%) GIS
2 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.20%) Big Data
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (32.53%) Selenium
2 47 (18.88%) WebDriver
3 30 (12.05%) SpecFlow
4 24 (9.64%) JIRA
5 21 (8.43%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.63%) LoadRunner
7 17 (6.83%) JMeter
8 12 (4.82%) Jasmine
9 11 (4.42%) Jenkins
10 9 (3.61%) JBehave
10 9 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.21%) HP UFT
12 5 (2.01%) Appium
12 5 (2.01%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.61%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.61%) Robot Framework
13 4 (1.61%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.80%) Spock
General
1 100 (40.16%) Finance
2 32 (12.85%) Retail
3 27 (10.84%) Banking
4 16 (6.43%) Law
5 15 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 15 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.81%) Local Government
7 6 (2.41%) Publishing
8 5 (2.01%) Advertising
8 5 (2.01%) Games
9 4 (1.61%) Legal
10 3 (1.20%) Front Office
11 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.80%) Marketing
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) .NET
2 8 (3.21%) Web Services
3 7 (2.81%) Gherkin
4 6 (2.41%) SOAP
4 6 (2.41%) XML
5 4 (1.61%) WCF
6 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.80%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.80%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.80%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.40%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.02%) Fintech
4 10 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.21%) New Media
6 7 (2.81%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.61%) EPoS
9 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) Derivative
11 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.02%) Android
1 15 (6.02%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.62%) Windows
3 10 (4.02%) Linux
4 4 (1.61%) Unix
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.49%) Test Strategy
3 51 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 50 (20.08%) Test Scripting
5 43 (17.27%) Test Automation
6 41 (16.47%) Test Management
7 33 (13.25%) Scrum
8 31 (12.45%) TDD
9 30 (12.05%) Defect Management
9 30 (12.05%) Manual Testing
9 30 (12.05%) Waterfall
10 28 (11.24%) SDLC
11 27 (10.84%) Software Testing
12 26 (10.44%) BDD
12 26 (10.44%) Mentoring
13 25 (10.04%) Automation Testing
13 25 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (9.64%) Functional Testing
15 22 (8.84%) Integration Testing
15 22 (8.84%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.65%) Java
2 30 (12.05%) C#
2 30 (12.05%) SQL
3 9 (3.61%) Ruby
4 6 (2.41%) C
4 6 (2.41%) Python
5 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) COBOL
7 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (17.27%) ISTQB
2 31 (12.45%) ISEB
3 16 (6.43%) Degree
4 10 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.40%) GCIA
6 1 (0.40%) GCIH
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (52.21%) QA
2 6 (2.41%) SLA
3 5 (2.01%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.40%) ISO20022
System Software
1 9 (3.61%) Docker
2 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) Nagios
2 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Nessus
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (18.07%) HP
2 27 (10.84%) Oracle
3 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.82%) SAP
5 11 (4.42%) Citrix
6 9 (3.61%) Hitachi
6 9 (3.61%) IBM
7 7 (2.81%) Capita
8 5 (2.01%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.80%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.80%) Demandware
10 2 (0.80%) VMware
11 1 (0.40%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco
11 1 (0.40%) F5
11 1 (0.40%) hybris
11 1 (0.40%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Just Giving
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago