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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 524 521 493
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 94 94 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 66 121
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
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 £77,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -3 13 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Chiswick +6 8 £42,500 -
Ealing - 2 £54,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames -13 1 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 105 (49.07%) QA
2 98 (45.79%) Finance
3 87 (40.65%) Test Scripting
4 60 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (25.70%) Selenium
5 55 (25.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 51 (23.83%) Automated Testing
7 39 (18.22%) Test Strategy
8 38 (17.76%) Banking
9 37 (17.29%) SQL
10 36 (16.82%) ISEB
10 36 (16.82%) Test Automation
11 33 (15.42%) Performance Testing
12 31 (14.49%) Mentoring
13 28 (13.08%) LoadRunner
14 27 (12.62%) QuickTest Pro
15 26 (12.15%) HP
16 24 (11.21%) Java
17 23 (10.75%) Manual Testing
17 23 (10.75%) Automation Testing
18 22 (10.28%) Software Testing
18 22 (10.28%) ISTQB
19 21 (9.81%) Risk Analysis
19 21 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
20 20 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
21 19 (8.88%) Oracle
21 19 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (8.88%) WebDriver
22 18 (8.41%) Load Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) Confluence
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Office
2 4 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.87%) MySQL
3 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.47%) Redis
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (25.70%) Selenium
2 28 (13.08%) LoadRunner
3 27 (12.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (8.88%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.07%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.07%) FitNesse
6 11 (5.14%) JIRA
7 10 (4.67%) JUnit
8 8 (3.74%) JMeter
8 8 (3.74%) Calabash
9 7 (3.27%) Appium
10 6 (2.80%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.34%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.34%) JBehave
12 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.87%) eggPlant
12 4 (1.87%) Robotium
13 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.40%) TestNG
General
1 98 (45.79%) Finance
2 38 (17.76%) Banking
3 13 (6.07%) Retail
4 7 (3.27%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.80%) Front Office
6 5 (2.34%) Games
6 5 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.87%) Billing
7 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.54%) .NET
2 12 (5.61%) Web Services
3 11 (5.14%) SOAP
4 7 (3.27%) REST
5 3 (1.40%) XML
5 3 (1.40%) HTML
5 3 (1.40%) JSF
5 3 (1.40%) RESTful
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) JMS
7 1 (0.47%) CGI
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.47%) Grails
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Open Source
2 13 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.27%) Derivative
6 6 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.34%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.40%) Equities
8 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.40%) Statistics
8 3 (1.40%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.93%) Streaming Music
9 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.93%) Tandem
9 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.07%) Windows
2 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.14%) Android
4 9 (4.21%) Linux
5 6 (2.80%) UNIX
6 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.65%) Test Scripting
2 60 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (25.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (23.83%) Automated Testing
5 39 (18.22%) Test Strategy
6 36 (16.82%) Test Automation
7 33 (15.42%) Performance Testing
8 31 (14.49%) Mentoring
9 23 (10.75%) Manual Testing
9 23 (10.75%) Automation Testing
10 22 (10.28%) Software Testing
11 21 (9.81%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (8.41%) Load Testing
14 18 (8.41%) TDD
15 17 (7.94%) BDD
15 17 (7.94%) Test Management
16 16 (7.48%) Scrum
17 15 (7.01%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.29%) SQL
2 24 (11.21%) Java
3 12 (5.61%) C#
4 5 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.40%) Ruby
5 3 (1.40%) Groovy
6 2 (0.93%) VBA
7 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.47%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) Scala
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (16.82%) ISEB
2 22 (10.28%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.80%) Degree
6 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (49.07%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) KVM
1 1 (0.47%) XenApp
1 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 26 (12.15%) HP
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle
3 9 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.40%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) Orchard
5 2 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.93%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe
5 2 (0.93%) Cognos
5 2 (0.93%) webMethods
5 2 (0.93%) StatPro
6 1 (0.47%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Sybase
6 1 (0.47%) Fundtech
6 1 (0.47%) Cerillion
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