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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Team Lead
Rank 883 892 870
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 65 93 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 107
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 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
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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 +10 56 £52,500 +31.25% 3
London +15 19 £72,500 +40.77% 1
South East +15 19 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Hampshire +10 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -18 7 £45,000 +9.75%
Surrey +3 6 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £72,500 - 1
Wales +6 5 £45,000 -1.09%
Winchester - 5 £47,500 - 1
North West +25 3 £37,500 +14.50%
Berkshire +19 3 £57,500 -
East of England +11 3 - -
South Wales +6 3 £45,000 -1.09%
Edinburgh +6 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -5 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland -7 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £57,500 -
Cheshire +22 2 £35,250 +8.46%
North Yorkshire -3 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Wrexham - 2 £41,250 -
Colchester - 2 - -
North Wales - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Essex - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +24 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Warrington +17 1 £40,000 +23.07%
South Yorkshire +16 1 £32,500 -29.34%

Test Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Test Scripting
3 38 (31.40%) ISTQB
4 34 (28.10%) Finance
5 32 (26.45%) ISEB
6 30 (24.79%) Test Strategy
7 29 (23.97%) QA
8 28 (23.14%) Test Management
9 27 (22.31%) Selenium
10 26 (21.49%) Security Testing
11 23 (19.01%) HP UFT
11 23 (19.01%) Mobile App
12 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
12 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
12 20 (16.53%) CREST Certified
12 20 (16.53%) Linux
12 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
12 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
12 20 (16.53%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (15.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (15.70%) CHECK Team Leader
13 19 (15.70%) WebDriver
14 18 (14.88%) Metasploit
14 18 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (14.88%) Burp Suite
14 18 (14.88%) Kali Linux
14 18 (14.88%) CHECK Team Member
14 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
14 18 (14.88%) Automated Testing
14 18 (14.88%) Nessus

Test Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (1.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.31%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
1 1 (0.83%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Selenium
2 23 (19.01%) HP UFT
3 19 (15.70%) WebDriver
4 18 (14.88%) Burp Suite
4 18 (14.88%) Metasploit
5 17 (14.05%) LoadRunner
6 13 (10.74%) JIRA
7 11 (9.09%) JMeter
8 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.13%) NUnit
9 5 (4.13%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.48%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.65%) Ant
11 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.65%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.83%) JUnit
12 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (28.10%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Law
3 12 (9.92%) Legal
4 6 (4.96%) Publishing
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 4 (3.31%) Banking
7 3 (2.48%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) SOAP
2 3 (2.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) Flash
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) CSS
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Kali Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Test Scripting
3 30 (24.79%) Test Strategy
4 28 (23.14%) Test Management
5 26 (21.49%) Security Testing
6 20 (16.53%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
6 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (14.88%) Automated Testing
8 18 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
9 16 (13.22%) Test Planning
9 16 (13.22%) Waterfall
10 14 (11.57%) Coaching
11 13 (10.74%) Performance Testing
12 12 (9.92%) Service Management
13 11 (9.09%) Functional Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Manual Testing
15 9 (7.44%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) C#
2 15 (12.40%) SQL
3 14 (11.57%) Java
4 5 (4.13%) Ruby
5 3 (2.48%) C++
5 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (31.40%) ISTQB
2 32 (26.45%) ISEB
3 20 (16.53%) CREST Certified
3 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
4 19 (15.70%) CHECK Team Leader
5 18 (14.88%) CHECK Team Member
5 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.31%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CEH
9 1 (0.83%) CISA
9 1 (0.83%) CISM
9 1 (0.83%) CISSP
9 1 (0.83%) CRISC
9 1 (0.83%) GIAC
9 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.97%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Nessus
2 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.26%) SAP
2 6 (4.96%) Citrix
3 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.13%) HP
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) Qualys
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