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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 547 529 589
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 398 486 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 341 397 364
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,350 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £44,908
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.80%

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
94669 101911 114147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79661 83678 93464
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 June 2016 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 1 June 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
England -29 365 £50,000 +11.11% 39
London -5 122 £60,000 +11.62% 18
South East -13 73 £51,250 +17.14% 10
Yorkshire -10 54 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -14 48 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -14 44 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +8 32 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Leeds -20 30 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West +20 29 £50,500 +31.16%
Manchester +1 25 £60,000 +53.84%
City of London +32 21 £57,500 - 7
South West +2 20 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Winchester +34 18 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Scotland -20 18 £41,000 -11.82% 1
Birmingham +4 17 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Bradford +6 16 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey +10 15 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Wales +17 14 £42,500 +17.24% 1
East of England +30 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Edinburgh -2 12 £41,250 -19.51%
Brighton +17 10 £50,000 +10.49% 2
East Sussex +12 10 £50,000 +10.49% 2
Bristol +11 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +3 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £27,500 -
South Wales +14 6 £41,250 +13.79%
Milton Keynes +12 6 £46,000 +23.48% 2
Suffolk +12 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £46,000 +4.54% 2
Cardiff +10 6 £41,250 +13.79%

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 414 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (40.56%) Finance
3 279 (32.71%) QA
4 259 (30.36%) Selenium
5 200 (23.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 194 (22.74%) Test Scripting
7 187 (21.92%) Test Automation
8 186 (21.81%) Test Strategy
9 183 (21.45%) ISEB
10 165 (19.34%) ISTQB
11 158 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 148 (17.35%) Software Testing
13 145 (17.00%) Integration Testing
14 141 (16.53%) SQL
15 136 (15.94%) SDLC
16 129 (15.12%) Automated Testing
17 123 (14.42%) Functional Testing
18 121 (14.19%) WebDriver
19 118 (13.83%) Regression Testing
20 117 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
21 116 (13.60%) Test Management
22 115 (13.48%) Waterfall
23 108 (12.66%) Scrum
24 107 (12.54%) HP
25 98 (11.49%) System Integration Testing
26 95 (11.14%) Java
26 95 (11.14%) Automation Testing
27 91 (10.67%) C#
28 89 (10.43%) Manual Testing
29 80 (9.38%) .NET

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 12 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.17%) SAS
4 8 (0.94%) MQSeries
5 5 (0.59%) Confluence
6 3 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) MTS
8 1 (0.12%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) JBoss
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.11%) MS Office
3 8 (0.94%) MS Project
4 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.94%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.47%) Primavera
5 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.12%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.06%) SaaS
2 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.52%) Internet
1 13 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.06%) 4G
2 9 (1.06%) GSM
2 9 (1.06%) UMTS
3 8 (0.94%) 2G
3 8 (0.94%) 3G
3 8 (0.94%) GPRS
4 7 (0.82%) VoIP
5 5 (0.59%) SCCP
5 5 (0.59%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (0.47%) 3GPP
6 4 (0.47%) HTTP
6 4 (0.47%) INAP
6 4 (0.47%) M3UA
6 4 (0.47%) SCTP
6 4 (0.47%) SMPP
6 4 (0.47%) TCAP
7 2 (0.23%) Firewall
7 2 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.29%) Big Data
5 7 (0.82%) MySQL
6 5 (0.59%) GIS
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.12%) DB2
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 259 (30.36%) Selenium
2 121 (14.19%) WebDriver
3 70 (8.21%) JIRA
4 54 (6.33%) Cucumber
5 51 (5.98%) JMeter
6 50 (5.86%) HP UFT
7 43 (5.04%) SpecFlow
8 40 (4.69%) TestNG
9 39 (4.57%) LoadRunner
10 36 (4.22%) JUnit
11 26 (3.05%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.46%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.34%) JBehave
13 20 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (2.23%) Appium
15 17 (1.99%) NUnit
16 14 (1.64%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.41%) Jasmine
18 11 (1.29%) Git (software)
19 9 (1.06%) Ranorex
General
1 346 (40.56%) Finance
2 67 (7.85%) Retail
3 65 (7.62%) Banking
4 36 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.46%) Law
6 18 (2.11%) Games
7 15 (1.76%) Marketing
7 15 (1.76%) Publishing
8 14 (1.64%) Advertising
9 13 (1.52%) Electronics
10 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.94%) Legal
12 7 (0.82%) Local Government
13 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.59%) Billing
15 4 (0.47%) Back Office
15 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.35%) Front Office
17 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.38%) .NET
2 37 (4.34%) XML
3 27 (3.17%) Web Services
4 22 (2.58%) Middleware
5 19 (2.23%) Gherkin
6 17 (1.99%) SOAP
7 16 (1.88%) HTML
8 12 (1.41%) CSS
9 6 (0.70%) Ajax
10 5 (0.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.59%) jQuery
11 4 (0.47%) Flash
11 4 (0.47%) HTML5
11 4 (0.47%) JSON
11 4 (0.47%) RESTful
11 4 (0.47%) WCF
12 3 (0.35%) CSS3
13 2 (0.23%) Android SDK
13 2 (0.23%) iOS SDK
13 2 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.63%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.05%) Social Media
4 24 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.34%) Fintech
6 14 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 7 (0.82%) New Media
9 6 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.70%) PMI
10 4 (0.47%) EPoS
10 4 (0.47%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.47%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.47%) User Experience
11 3 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.23%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.68%) Windows
2 27 (3.17%) Unix
3 21 (2.46%) Android
3 21 (2.46%) Linux
4 19 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (23.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 194 (22.74%) Test Scripting
4 187 (21.92%) Test Automation
5 186 (21.81%) Test Strategy
6 158 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 148 (17.35%) Software Testing
8 145 (17.00%) Integration Testing
9 136 (15.94%) SDLC
10 129 (15.12%) Automated Testing
11 123 (14.42%) Functional Testing
12 118 (13.83%) Regression Testing
13 117 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 116 (13.60%) Test Management
15 115 (13.48%) Waterfall
16 108 (12.66%) Scrum
17 98 (11.49%) System Integration Testing
18 95 (11.14%) Automation Testing
19 89 (10.43%) Manual Testing
20 77 (9.03%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (16.53%) SQL
2 95 (11.14%) Java
3 91 (10.67%) C#
4 21 (2.46%) Python
5 20 (2.34%) Ruby
6 18 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.94%) C
8 8 (0.94%) C++
8 8 (0.94%) PHP
9 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.59%) VB
12 4 (0.47%) VB6
13 1 (0.12%) COBOL
13 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.12%) RPG
13 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 183 (21.45%) ISEB
2 165 (19.34%) ISTQB
3 55 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 54 (6.33%) Degree
5 26 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.82%) CREST Certified
8 7 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.12%) GCIA
11 1 (0.12%) GCIH
11 1 (0.12%) MCITP
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.12%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (32.71%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) SLA
3 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.59%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.47%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (1.06%) Docker
2 7 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (4.22%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.06%) Nagios
3 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.12%) Nessus
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (12.54%) HP
2 70 (8.21%) Oracle
3 64 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.63%) SAP
5 29 (3.40%) IBM
6 14 (1.64%) Citrix
7 9 (1.06%) Demandware
7 9 (1.06%) Hitachi
8 8 (0.94%) Green Hat
8 8 (0.94%) webMethods
8 8 (0.94%) WorldPay
9 7 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.82%) Capita
9 7 (0.82%) VMware
10 5 (0.59%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.59%) New Relic
11 4 (0.47%) EMC
12 3 (0.35%) Cisco
12 3 (0.35%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Impressive Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme + healthcare + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days 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
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum Up to £52,000 + Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Coprate benifits
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
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago