Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Team Leader was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Testing Team Lead
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1020 1095
Rank change year-on-year -101 +75 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 53 178 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.100% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.10% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 65 153 166
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £72,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Test Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Team Leader in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Team Leader in England

Test Team Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 21 £51,500 +3.00%
South West +24 13 £52,500 +16.67%
North of England -9 9 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +28 8 £36,000 -8.86%
Midlands -1 8 £36,000 -16.28% 1
North West 0 5 £42,500 +3.03% 2
London -9 5 £88,750 +54.35% 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England 0 2 £52,000 +4.00%
Test Team Leader
UK

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Test Team 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 across the England region featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
2 25 (47.17%) Test Automation
2 25 (47.17%) Selenium
3 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.42%) QA
5 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
6 13 (24.53%) Test Planning
6 13 (24.53%) Coaching
6 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
7 12 (22.64%) SQL
8 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
9 10 (18.87%) Smart Meter
9 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (18.87%) XML
9 10 (18.87%) HP
9 10 (18.87%) TestDirector
9 10 (18.87%) Scrum
9 10 (18.87%) Use Case
9 10 (18.87%) JIRA
10 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
10 9 (16.98%) Retail
10 9 (16.98%) JMeter
10 9 (16.98%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (13.21%) WebDriver
11 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
11 7 (13.21%) ISEB

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) Selenium
2 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.87%) JIRA
3 10 (18.87%) TestDirector
4 9 (16.98%) JMeter
5 7 (13.21%) WebDriver
6 6 (11.32%) LoadRunner
7 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.77%) Burp Suite
9 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.77%) Metasploit
9 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.77%) TestRail
10 1 (1.89%) Buildbot
10 1 (1.89%) JUnit
10 1 (1.89%) Maven
10 1 (1.89%) NUnit
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Smart Meter
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Kali Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Mentoring
2 25 (47.17%) Test Automation
3 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
6 13 (24.53%) Coaching
6 13 (24.53%) Test Planning
6 13 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
8 10 (18.87%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) Use Case
8 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.32%) BDD
11 6 (11.32%) Functional Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) Ruby
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (3.77%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Nessus
2 2 (3.77%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) WorldPay