The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Team Leader role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 785 799 762
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 108 78 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 116
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Team Leader in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Trend

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

Test Team Leader Salary Trend in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Team Leader over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Test Team Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England +1 99 £42,500 - 12
South East -18 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
London -1 23 £43,500 -27.50% 2
Hampshire 0 19 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -17 17 £37,500 -9.63% 2
Winchester - 17 £42,500 - 1
South West -12 11 £57,500 +82.53% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 11 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Middlesbrough - 10 £37,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +4 7 £37,050 -20.32%
North East 0 7 £37,050 -20.32% 1
Staffordshire -6 6 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 5 - -
Sheffield -14 5 £40,000 -3.61% 1
South Yorkshire -16 5 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Scotland -7 4 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England -15 4 - - 1
Chiswick - 4 £42,500 -
Coventry +4 3 £37,000 -35.65%
Kent - 3 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £65,000 -
Essex - 3 - - 1
Basingstoke 0 2 £67,500 +50.00%
Edinburgh -7 2 £47,500 -
Manchester -9 2 £34,000 -18.07% 3
North West -29 2 £34,000 +7.93% 4
Stockport - 2 £34,000 - 3

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Team 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 76 (34.23%) Software Testing
2 70 (31.53%) Finance
3 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (28.83%) Test Management
5 56 (25.23%) QA
6 53 (23.87%) Selenium
6 53 (23.87%) ISEB
7 50 (22.52%) Test Automation
8 46 (20.72%) SQL
8 46 (20.72%) Automated Testing
9 30 (13.51%) WebDriver
10 28 (12.61%) Test Scripting
11 27 (12.16%) Test Strategy
11 27 (12.16%) Java
12 26 (11.71%) Regression Testing
12 26 (11.71%) Manual Testing
13 25 (11.26%) HP Quality Center
13 25 (11.26%) JUnit
14 23 (10.36%) E-Commerce
14 23 (10.36%) Waterfall
15 22 (9.91%) Windows
15 22 (9.91%) HP
15 22 (9.91%) ISTQB
16 21 (9.46%) TestNG
17 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
18 18 (8.11%) Unit Testing
19 17 (7.66%) V-Model
20 16 (7.21%) MS Excel
20 16 (7.21%) .NET
20 16 (7.21%) Security Cleared

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Team 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.45%) FileNet
1 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.80%) HTTP
1 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.80%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.15%) DB2
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (23.87%) Selenium
2 30 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 25 (11.26%) JUnit
4 21 (9.46%) TestNG
5 16 (7.21%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.31%) JIRA
7 13 (5.86%) FitNesse
7 13 (5.86%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.50%) JMeter
9 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.70%) Hudson
11 5 (2.25%) PhantomJS
11 5 (2.25%) Behat
11 5 (2.25%) Sahi
11 5 (2.25%) RSpec
12 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.35%) Ranorex
14 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (31.53%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Retail
3 8 (3.60%) Banking
4 7 (3.15%) Marketing
5 5 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.80%) Back Office
7 3 (1.35%) Games
7 3 (1.35%) Military
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.21%) .NET
2 7 (3.15%) Middleware
2 7 (3.15%) Web Services
3 4 (1.80%) XML
3 4 (1.80%) HTML
4 3 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) XSL
6 1 (0.45%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.86%) Open Source
2 9 (4.05%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.05%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.15%) iSeries
4 4 (1.80%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.90%) iPad
6 2 (0.90%) Statistics
6 2 (0.90%) Online Games
7 1 (0.45%) Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) EMV
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.91%) Windows
2 10 (4.50%) Linux
3 9 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.70%) UNIX
5 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.23%) Software Testing
2 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (28.83%) Test Management
4 50 (22.52%) Test Automation
5 46 (20.72%) Automated Testing
6 28 (12.61%) Test Scripting
7 27 (12.16%) Test Strategy
8 26 (11.71%) Regression Testing
8 26 (11.71%) Manual Testing
9 23 (10.36%) E-Commerce
9 23 (10.36%) Waterfall
10 18 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.66%) V-Model
12 16 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (6.76%) Automation Testing
13 15 (6.76%) Integration Testing
13 15 (6.76%) Web Testing
13 15 (6.76%) Security Testing
14 13 (5.86%) Release Management
14 13 (5.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.72%) SQL
2 27 (12.16%) Java
3 15 (6.76%) C#
4 7 (3.15%) VB
5 5 (2.25%) PHP
6 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (23.87%) ISEB
2 22 (9.91%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.31%) Degree
5 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.80%) GPEN
6 4 (1.80%) OSCP
6 4 (1.80%) CISSP
6 4 (1.80%) GIAC
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.23%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.91%) HP
2 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.05%) Capita
4 7 (3.15%) Telerik
4 7 (3.15%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.35%) Dell
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.45%) FINEOS
7 1 (0.45%) Guidewire
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