The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
UK
Rank 534 518 535
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 333 469 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 256 369 358
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £36,225
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £62,650
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader within the UK.

Test Leader Salary Trend in the UK

Test Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
England +1 321 £52,500 +5.00% 41
London +54 133 £55,000 -8.33% 11
South East +52 57 £50,000 - 10
City of London +47 38 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Midlands +12 30 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East Midlands +31 25 £47,500 +23.37% 3
East of England +19 25 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Birmingham +19 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West -30 20 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Yorkshire -19 18 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire +8 16 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Manchester -37 15 £40,000 -13.04% 3
Leicestershire +5 13 £47,500 +15.15%
Berkshire +47 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Reading +41 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hertfordshire +16 12 £47,500 +14.45%
West Sussex - 12 £52,500 -
Leeds -5 11 £53,750 +34.37% 3
West Yorkshire -11 11 £53,750 +25.00% 3
Crawley - 10 £52,500 -
Kent +19 8 £29,900 -29.64% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £55,000 +42.85% 3
South West +7 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Scotland +18 6 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Essex +14 6 £53,750 -2.27%
Nottingham +10 6 £55,000 +42.85% 2
Sheffield - 6 £38,750 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £38,750 -
Bristol +6 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Durham +1 5 £34,000 -16.04%

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 382 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (30.62%) QA
3 221 (29.95%) Selenium
4 218 (29.54%) ISTQB
5 207 (28.05%) Test Scripting
6 201 (27.24%) Finance
7 197 (26.69%) ISEB
8 178 (24.12%) Test Strategy
9 177 (23.98%) Test Automation
10 161 (21.82%) SQL
11 142 (19.24%) Software Testing
12 139 (18.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 135 (18.29%) Java
14 127 (17.21%) HP
15 119 (16.12%) SDLC
16 114 (15.45%) Automated Testing
16 114 (15.45%) Test Management
17 113 (15.31%) Mentoring
18 95 (12.87%) Automation Testing
18 95 (12.87%) JIRA
18 95 (12.87%) Scrum
19 93 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
20 88 (11.92%) Microsoft
20 88 (11.92%) Non-Functional Testing
21 82 (11.11%) Regression Testing
22 80 (10.84%) Python
22 80 (10.84%) Cucumber
23 79 (10.70%) C#
24 75 (10.16%) LoadRunner
24 75 (10.16%) Manual Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (1.90%) WebLogic
2 13 (1.76%) Apache
2 13 (1.76%) Confluence
3 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.41%) CMS
5 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.41%) IIS
5 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.14%) Documentum
6 1 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 50 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.25%) MS Office
3 22 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.76%) MS Project
5 6 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.54%) SAP FSCM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.54%) SAP PS
2 4 (0.54%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 2 (0.27%) HFM
4 2 (0.27%) Primavera
4 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.03%) SaaS
2 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.68%) Force.com
5 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (0.27%) Internet
2 2 (0.27%) LAN
2 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.14%) DNS
3 1 (0.14%) Firewall
3 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.14%) VoIP
3 1 (0.14%) WAN
3 1 (0.14%) Wireless
3 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (1.90%) MySQL
5 13 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.08%) Big Data
7 8 (1.08%) QlikView
8 4 (0.54%) GIS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.27%) Power BI
9 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 221 (29.95%) Selenium
2 95 (12.87%) JIRA
3 80 (10.84%) Cucumber
4 75 (10.16%) LoadRunner
5 71 (9.62%) HP UFT
6 64 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (6.23%) WebDriver
8 43 (5.83%) SoapUI
9 35 (4.74%) JMeter
10 34 (4.61%) SpecFlow
11 30 (4.07%) Jenkins
12 28 (3.79%) Git (software)
13 26 (3.52%) Visual Studio
14 17 (2.30%) Robot Framework
15 14 (1.90%) Appium
16 12 (1.63%) Jasmine
17 11 (1.49%) JUnit
18 10 (1.36%) Subversion
19 9 (1.22%) Calabash
19 9 (1.22%) RSpec
General
1 201 (27.24%) Finance
2 66 (8.94%) Banking
3 31 (4.20%) Legal
4 28 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.52%) Law
6 23 (3.12%) Retail
7 16 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.22%) Electronics
9 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.54%) Marketing
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.18%) .NET
2 45 (6.10%) Gherkin
3 44 (5.96%) Web Services
4 28 (3.79%) SOAP
5 27 (3.66%) XML
6 24 (3.25%) HTML
7 14 (1.90%) CSS
8 12 (1.63%) REST
9 8 (1.08%) Ajax
9 8 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.95%) Middleware
11 6 (0.81%) RESTful
12 5 (0.68%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.68%) JSON
13 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.54%) Android SDK
13 4 (0.54%) iOS SDK
13 4 (0.54%) Velocity
14 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.76%) Fintech
4 13 (1.76%) Visualisation
5 12 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.63%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.49%) New Media
7 8 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.08%) iPad
8 7 (0.95%) Statistics
9 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.68%) Blog
11 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.41%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.41%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.94%) Linux
2 37 (5.01%) Windows
3 17 (2.30%) Android
4 16 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.54%) Unix
6 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (28.05%) Test Scripting
3 178 (24.12%) Test Strategy
4 177 (23.98%) Test Automation
5 142 (19.24%) Software Testing
6 139 (18.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 119 (16.12%) SDLC
8 114 (15.45%) Automated Testing
8 114 (15.45%) Test Management
9 113 (15.31%) Mentoring
10 95 (12.87%) Automation Testing
10 95 (12.87%) Scrum
11 93 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 88 (11.92%) Non-Functional Testing
13 82 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 75 (10.16%) Manual Testing
15 74 (10.03%) TDD
16 71 (9.62%) Test Planning
17 69 (9.35%) BDD
18 64 (8.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (21.82%) SQL
2 135 (18.29%) Java
3 80 (10.84%) Python
4 79 (10.70%) C#
5 65 (8.81%) JavaScript
6 50 (6.78%) C++
7 35 (4.74%) Ruby
8 26 (3.52%) C
9 17 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.17%) Perl
11 13 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.95%) AWK
14 7 (0.95%) VBA
15 6 (0.81%) VBScript
16 5 (0.68%) Groovy
16 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.68%) Scala
17 4 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 218 (29.54%) ISTQB
2 197 (26.69%) ISEB
3 50 (6.78%) Degree
4 45 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (4.74%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.81%) CHECK Team Leader
8 6 (0.81%) CISSP
8 6 (0.81%) CREST Certified
8 6 (0.81%) GIAC
8 6 (0.81%) GPEN
8 6 (0.81%) OSCP
9 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) ACCA
11 2 (0.27%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (30.62%) QA
2 16 (2.17%) SDET
3 3 (0.41%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.68%) Docker
2 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (17.21%) HP
2 88 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.99%) SAP
4 58 (7.86%) Oracle
5 16 (2.17%) Siebel
6 14 (1.90%) Sun
7 10 (1.36%) Charles River
8 7 (0.95%) Ariba
8 7 (0.95%) Cognizant
8 7 (0.95%) EMC
9 6 (0.81%) Citrix
10 5 (0.68%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.68%) IBM
10 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.54%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.54%) VMware
12 3 (0.41%) Capita
12 3 (0.41%) Cognos
12 3 (0.41%) hybris
13 2 (0.27%) PayPal
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 PA DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum + excllenent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Full package & Yearly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39333.00 - £45232.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Excellent Package + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago