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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 548 539 600
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 393 508 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 340 432 335
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -33 369 £50,000 +5.26% 48
London -10 152 £62,500 +17.92% 17
South East -20 83 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +22 46 £47,500 +5.55% 6
West Yorkshire +7 35 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West +40 30 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Leeds +18 29 £47,500 -5.00% 5
City of London +32 28 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Hampshire -36 23 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands -4 22 £37,500 -11.24% 9
Surrey +23 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West 0 18 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Manchester 0 17 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Scotland +6 16 £39,000 -9.30% 3
Birmingham -5 15 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East Sussex - 15 £50,000 -
Brighton - 15 £50,000 -
Winchester +15 12 £52,500 +10.52%
Merseyside +2 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £37,700 +0.53% 1
East of England +19 10 £45,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +15 10 £37,700 +0.53% 1
West Sussex +4 9 £56,250 +13.06%
Liverpool -4 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +31 8 £56,000 +1.81%
Edinburgh +5 8 £43,750 -2.77%
Wales +2 8 £35,500 -5.88%
Glasgow -5 8 £39,000 +6.84% 2
East Midlands -7 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Leicestershire -1 6 £40,000 +14.55%

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 397 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (38.51%) Finance
3 285 (34.30%) QA
4 240 (28.88%) Selenium
5 201 (24.19%) Test Automation
6 199 (23.95%) Test Scripting
7 189 (22.74%) ISTQB
8 181 (21.78%) ISEB
9 173 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 161 (19.37%) Test Strategy
11 159 (19.13%) Mentoring
12 156 (18.77%) SDLC
13 139 (16.73%) Software Testing
14 131 (15.76%) Integration Testing
15 129 (15.52%) Automated Testing
16 127 (15.28%) Regression Testing
16 127 (15.28%) SQL
17 123 (14.80%) Functional Testing
18 118 (14.20%) WebDriver
18 118 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 105 (12.64%) Manual Testing
19 105 (12.64%) System Integration Testing
20 103 (12.39%) C#
21 100 (12.03%) Java
22 99 (11.91%) HP
23 95 (11.43%) Scrum
24 94 (11.31%) Waterfall
25 93 (11.19%) Test Management
26 83 (9.99%) TDD
26 83 (9.99%) Automation 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 15 (1.81%) Confluence
2 10 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.60%) SAS
5 4 (0.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.24%) MTS
6 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
7 1 (0.12%) JBoss
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.93%) MS Office
3 13 (1.56%) MS Project
4 7 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.84%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.12%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.32%) Internet
2 10 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.08%) 2G
3 9 (1.08%) 3G
3 9 (1.08%) 4G
3 9 (1.08%) GSM
3 9 (1.08%) UMTS
4 8 (0.96%) HTTP
5 7 (0.84%) GPRS
5 7 (0.84%) VoIP
6 6 (0.72%) SCCP
6 6 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (0.48%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.48%) INAP
7 4 (0.48%) M3UA
7 4 (0.48%) SCTP
7 4 (0.48%) SMPP
7 4 (0.48%) TCAP
8 2 (0.24%) ATM
8 2 (0.24%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.08%) Big Data
2 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (0.96%) MySQL
4 7 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.60%) GIS
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.12%) DB2
8 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 240 (28.88%) Selenium
2 118 (14.20%) WebDriver
3 75 (9.03%) JIRA
4 64 (7.70%) JMeter
5 62 (7.46%) Cucumber
6 52 (6.26%) SoapUI
7 45 (5.42%) HP UFT
8 40 (4.81%) Jenkins
9 37 (4.45%) LoadRunner
9 37 (4.45%) SpecFlow
10 34 (4.09%) JUnit
11 33 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (3.49%) TestNG
13 25 (3.01%) NUnit
14 21 (2.53%) TeamCity
15 20 (2.41%) Appium
15 20 (2.41%) JBehave
16 12 (1.44%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.20%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.20%) Ranorex
General
1 320 (38.51%) Finance
2 62 (7.46%) Retail
3 59 (7.10%) Banking
4 33 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.65%) Games
6 18 (2.17%) Electronics
6 18 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.56%) Law
8 12 (1.44%) Marketing
9 11 (1.32%) Publishing
10 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.72%) Back Office
11 6 (0.72%) Billing
11 6 (0.72%) Local Government
12 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Legal
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.30%) .NET
2 38 (4.57%) Web Services
3 29 (3.49%) SOAP
4 28 (3.37%) XML
5 20 (2.41%) HTML
6 18 (2.17%) Gherkin
7 17 (2.05%) REST
8 12 (1.44%) CSS
9 11 (1.32%) Middleware
10 9 (1.08%) Ajax
11 7 (0.84%) RESTful
12 6 (0.72%) Spring
13 5 (0.60%) Hibernate
13 5 (0.60%) Java EE
13 5 (0.60%) jQuery
14 4 (0.48%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.48%) Flash
14 4 (0.48%) JMS
14 4 (0.48%) WCF
14 4 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 22 (2.65%) Social Media
4 17 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 16 (1.93%) Fintech
6 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.72%) EPoS
10 6 (0.72%) New Media
10 6 (0.72%) PMI
11 5 (0.60%) User Experience
12 4 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.48%) iPad
12 4 (0.48%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.24%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.50%) Windows
2 29 (3.49%) Android
3 28 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.17%) Unix
5 17 (2.05%) Linux
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (24.19%) Test Automation
3 199 (23.95%) Test Scripting
4 173 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 161 (19.37%) Test Strategy
6 159 (19.13%) Mentoring
7 156 (18.77%) SDLC
8 139 (16.73%) Software Testing
9 131 (15.76%) Integration Testing
10 129 (15.52%) Automated Testing
11 127 (15.28%) Regression Testing
12 123 (14.80%) Functional Testing
13 118 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 105 (12.64%) Manual Testing
14 105 (12.64%) System Integration Testing
15 95 (11.43%) Scrum
16 94 (11.31%) Waterfall
17 93 (11.19%) Test Management
18 83 (9.99%) Automation Testing
18 83 (9.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (15.28%) SQL
2 103 (12.39%) C#
3 100 (12.03%) Java
4 36 (4.33%) Python
5 32 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.77%) Ruby
7 14 (1.68%) C++
8 12 (1.44%) C
9 10 (1.20%) PHP
10 9 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.84%) VB
12 6 (0.72%) Groovy
13 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.60%) VB6
14 3 (0.36%) Perl
14 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.24%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.24%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 189 (22.74%) ISTQB
2 181 (21.78%) ISEB
3 62 (7.46%) Degree
4 50 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.24%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MCITP
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (34.30%) QA
2 8 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.96%) SLA
3 5 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.48%) SDET
5 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (2.17%) Docker
2 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.17%) Nagios
3 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (11.91%) HP
2 70 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 56 (6.74%) Oracle
4 22 (2.65%) SAP
5 17 (2.05%) IBM
6 15 (1.81%) Hitachi
7 14 (1.68%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.20%) Demandware
9 9 (1.08%) EMC
10 7 (0.84%) Capita
10 7 (0.84%) Citrix
11 6 (0.72%) Serena
11 6 (0.72%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.60%) Rally
13 4 (0.48%) Cognizant
14 3 (0.36%) VMware
15 2 (0.24%) Atmel
15 2 (0.24%) Green Hat
15 2 (0.24%) MEDITECH
15 2 (0.24%) webMethods
West Midlands
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Extensive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £65,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30573 - £35668 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sqs Group (Uk) Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago