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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Team Lead
Rank 774 817 772
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 121 82 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 68 97
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +56 121 £42,500 +6.25% 5
London +39 26 £42,500 -19.04%
South East +16 26 £43,750 +9.37%
Yorkshire 0 26 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England -7 21 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Hampshire +3 16 £42,500 +6.25%
North Yorkshire - 16 £37,500 - 2
Winchester - 16 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 14 £39,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 14 £39,000 - 1
Bristol +17 11 £57,500 +47.43%
South West -2 11 £57,500 +47.43%
West Yorkshire -7 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Middlesbrough - 9 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +4 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +3 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex - 7 - -
Harrogate - 5 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 5 - -
East Midlands +18 4 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -3 4 £43,000 +33.33%
Northamptonshire - 4 £40,000 -
North West -40 3 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Coventry -9 2 £43,000 -
Manchester -44 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
City of London +19 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Reading 0 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 - -

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.08%) Test Management
3 98 (39.68%) Software Testing
4 96 (38.87%) Mentoring
5 91 (36.84%) Selenium
6 83 (33.60%) Test Automation
7 82 (33.20%) ISEB
8 67 (27.13%) QA
9 65 (26.32%) Finance
10 63 (25.51%) SQL
11 62 (25.10%) WebDriver
12 58 (23.48%) Automated Testing
13 56 (22.67%) Manual Testing
14 49 (19.84%) JUnit
15 48 (19.43%) HP Quality Center
16 47 (19.03%) Line Management
16 47 (19.03%) Test Strategy
17 46 (18.62%) Test Planning
17 46 (18.62%) TestNG
18 42 (17.00%) C#
19 36 (14.57%) Retail
20 34 (13.77%) HP
20 34 (13.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 31 (12.55%) Waterfall
22 29 (11.74%) Open Source
22 29 (11.74%) Unit Testing
23 28 (11.34%) Windows
24 27 (10.93%) ISTQB
24 27 (10.93%) Banking
25 26 (10.53%) SoapUI

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (0.40%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.40%) FileNet
1 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) Network Security
2 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 91 (36.84%) Selenium
2 62 (25.10%) WebDriver
3 49 (19.84%) JUnit
4 46 (18.62%) TestNG
5 26 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 24 (9.72%) JMeter
7 23 (9.31%) FitNesse
7 23 (9.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (8.91%) JIRA
9 10 (4.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.43%) Sahi
11 6 (2.43%) RSpec
12 5 (2.02%) Behat
12 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.02%) PhantomJS
13 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.21%) NUnit
14 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 65 (26.32%) Finance
2 36 (14.57%) Retail
3 27 (10.93%) Banking
4 13 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 12 (4.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.62%) Publishing
8 3 (1.21%) Military
9 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.67%) .NET
2 7 (2.83%) HTML
3 3 (1.21%) CSS
3 3 (1.21%) SOAP
4 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.81%) Java EE
4 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.74%) Open Source
2 23 (9.31%) Client/Server
2 23 (9.31%) N-Tier
3 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) Derivative
6 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.81%) Online Games
7 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.34%) Windows
2 8 (3.24%) UNIX
3 6 (2.43%) Linux
4 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.08%) Test Management
3 98 (39.68%) Software Testing
4 96 (38.87%) Mentoring
5 83 (33.60%) Test Automation
6 58 (23.48%) Automated Testing
7 56 (22.67%) Manual Testing
8 47 (19.03%) Line Management
8 47 (19.03%) Test Strategy
9 46 (18.62%) Test Planning
10 31 (12.55%) Waterfall
11 29 (11.74%) Unit Testing
12 26 (10.53%) Scrum
13 23 (9.31%) Regression Testing
13 23 (9.31%) Test Scripting
13 23 (9.31%) V-Model
14 21 (8.50%) Automation Testing
14 21 (8.50%) Validation
15 19 (7.69%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.29%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.51%) SQL
2 42 (17.00%) C#
3 19 (7.69%) Java
4 13 (5.26%) Python
5 12 (4.86%) C++
6 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (33.20%) ISEB
2 34 (13.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (10.93%) ISTQB
4 14 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.81%) Degree
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) GPEN
7 1 (0.40%) OSCP
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.40%) GIAC
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (27.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Firmware
1 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (19.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (13.77%) HP
2 11 (4.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.21%) Dell
4 2 (0.81%) Telerik
4 2 (0.81%) Capita
4 2 (0.81%) FINEOS
4 2 (0.81%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle
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