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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 500 528 562
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 409 487 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 360
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +7.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +21 386 £48,750 +2.63% 25
London +53 128 £58,250 +1.30% 10
South East +32 84 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire -6 45 £42,000 +5.00%
West Yorkshire +24 43 £42,000 +5.00%
East Midlands +6 38 £39,500 +2.59% 2
Leeds +4 38 £40,000 -8.04%
East of England +15 37 £52,500 +10.52% 1
City of London +27 32 £50,000 -11.50% 5
North West -20 27 £42,500 +2.40% 6
Berkshire +49 24 £55,000 -
Reading +35 22 £55,000 +2.32%
Leicestershire +10 20 £39,500 -12.22% 1
West Midlands -17 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Manchester -28 15 £42,500 -7.60% 3
West Sussex +32 14 £47,000 -10.47% 1
Surrey +23 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland +31 13 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Crawley - 13 £47,000 - 1
Essex +25 12 £52,500 -4.54%
Edinburgh +17 12 £45,000 +8.43%
Hertfordshire +6 12 £48,250 +16.26% 1
Northamptonshire +2 11 £39,500 -12.22%
Hampshire -21 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent +12 9 £50,000 +39.86%
Northampton +8 9 £39,500 -12.22%
East Sussex +32 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Redhill - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridge +17 7 £52,500 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £52,500 +36.36%

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 398 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (31.75%) QA
3 243 (30.38%) Selenium
4 239 (29.88%) Finance
5 232 (29.00%) Test Automation
6 221 (27.63%) ISTQB
7 201 (25.13%) ISEB
8 165 (20.63%) Software Testing
9 160 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 159 (19.88%) Test Scripting
11 155 (19.38%) SQL
12 139 (17.38%) Automated Testing
13 138 (17.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 135 (16.88%) Mentoring
15 134 (16.75%) SDLC
15 134 (16.75%) Java
16 126 (15.75%) HP
17 110 (13.75%) Test Management
18 108 (13.50%) Manual Testing
19 107 (13.38%) TDD
20 105 (13.13%) C#
20 105 (13.13%) Cucumber
21 104 (13.00%) Scrum
22 103 (12.88%) Automation Testing
23 101 (12.63%) JIRA
24 86 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
24 86 (10.75%) Microsoft
25 85 (10.63%) WebDriver
26 84 (10.50%) Python
27 82 (10.25%) Regression 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 21 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 20 (2.50%) Confluence
3 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.63%) IIS
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.38%) Apache
6 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.38%) CMS
6 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.13%) Documentum
8 1 (0.13%) FileNet
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.75%) MS Office
3 19 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.00%) MS Project
5 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.50%) Primavera
3 4 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.50%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.50%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.50%) SAP PS
3 4 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.25%) SaaS
2 7 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.63%) HTTP
2 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.25%) ATM
3 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) 3G
4 1 (0.13%) 4G
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.13%) CTI
4 1 (0.13%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.13%) GSM
4 1 (0.13%) LTE
4 1 (0.13%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.13%) SS7
4 1 (0.13%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.13%) UMTS
4 1 (0.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.13%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.00%) MySQL
7 6 (0.75%) Big Data
7 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.38%) QlikView
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 243 (30.38%) Selenium
2 105 (13.13%) Cucumber
3 101 (12.63%) JIRA
4 85 (10.63%) WebDriver
5 74 (9.25%) SoapUI
6 64 (8.00%) LoadRunner
7 63 (7.88%) HP UFT
8 55 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 54 (6.75%) Jenkins
10 48 (6.00%) JMeter
11 39 (4.88%) Git (software)
12 35 (4.38%) SpecFlow
13 28 (3.50%) Visual Studio
14 25 (3.13%) Appium
15 23 (2.88%) NUnit
16 22 (2.75%) Robot Framework
17 17 (2.13%) Maven
18 15 (1.88%) JUnit
19 14 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 14 (1.75%) JBehave
General
1 239 (29.88%) Finance
2 68 (8.50%) Banking
3 34 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.13%) Retail
6 14 (1.75%) Legal
7 13 (1.63%) Law
8 11 (1.38%) Electronics
9 7 (0.88%) Games
10 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.63%) Marketing
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Military
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Automotive
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.38%) Web Services
2 53 (6.63%) .NET
3 45 (5.63%) Gherkin
4 35 (4.38%) XML
5 29 (3.63%) SOAP
6 27 (3.38%) HTML
7 26 (3.25%) REST
8 13 (1.63%) Ajax
9 11 (1.38%) Spring
10 10 (1.25%) CSS
10 10 (1.25%) Middleware
11 9 (1.13%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.13%) RESTful
12 8 (1.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.75%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.63%) XBRL
15 4 (0.50%) Android SDK
15 4 (0.50%) Java EE
15 4 (0.50%) Velocity
15 4 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 21 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (1.63%) New Media
6 13 (1.63%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.25%) Fintech
7 10 (1.25%) iPad
8 9 (1.13%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.00%) Blog
9 8 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.75%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.75%) User Experience
11 5 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.88%) Windows
2 38 (4.75%) Linux
3 27 (3.38%) Android
3 27 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.13%) Unix
5 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.13%) CentOS
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (49.75%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.00%) Test Automation
3 165 (20.63%) Software Testing
4 160 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 159 (19.88%) Test Scripting
6 139 (17.38%) Automated Testing
7 138 (17.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 135 (16.88%) Mentoring
9 134 (16.75%) SDLC
10 110 (13.75%) Test Management
11 108 (13.50%) Manual Testing
12 107 (13.38%) TDD
13 104 (13.00%) Scrum
14 103 (12.88%) Automation Testing
15 86 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 82 (10.25%) Regression Testing
17 81 (10.13%) Performance Testing
18 79 (9.88%) Test Planning
19 78 (9.75%) Waterfall
20 77 (9.63%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (19.38%) SQL
2 134 (16.75%) Java
3 105 (13.13%) C#
4 84 (10.50%) Python
5 69 (8.63%) JavaScript
6 44 (5.50%) Ruby
7 25 (3.13%) C++
8 24 (3.00%) Perl
9 19 (2.38%) C
10 14 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.63%) Groovy
12 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.25%) VBScript
14 9 (1.13%) AWK
15 8 (1.00%) VB
16 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.88%) VBA
17 5 (0.63%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 221 (27.63%) ISTQB
2 201 (25.13%) ISEB
3 54 (6.75%) Degree
4 44 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.38%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (0.38%) CISSP
9 3 (0.38%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.38%) GIAC
9 3 (0.38%) GPEN
9 3 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.38%) OSCP
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (31.75%) QA
2 24 (3.00%) SDET
3 5 (0.63%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (1.50%) Docker
2 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (6.13%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.13%) Nagios
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 126 (15.75%) HP
2 86 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 68 (8.50%) Oracle
4 26 (3.25%) SAP
5 15 (1.88%) Siebel
6 12 (1.50%) Sun
7 11 (1.38%) Cognizant
8 10 (1.25%) EMC
9 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.13%) Charles River
10 7 (0.88%) Ariba
10 7 (0.88%) Capita
10 7 (0.88%) hybris
11 6 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.75%) Hitachi
11 6 (0.75%) IBM
11 6 (0.75%) Serena
12 5 (0.63%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.63%) Cognos
13 4 (0.50%) Citrix
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5% pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Coalville
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Highly competitive- enquire on application
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago