The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Lead Tester
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 612 652
Rank change year-on-year +24 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 14 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.065% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.068% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 14
Median salary £58,750 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £53,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £77,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +32.45% -16.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Tester in London

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in London.

Salary trend for Lead Tester in London

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Tester in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Tester in London

Lead Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
City of London +29 2 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Lead Tester 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 London region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 21 (67.74%) Selenium
3 20 (64.52%) QA
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
6 12 (38.71%) BDD
7 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Scrum
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
8 10 (32.26%) .NET
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
10 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
10 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Workflow Management
11 7 (22.58%) Workflow
11 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Secure Coding
12 6 (19.35%) Line Management
12 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 6 (19.35%) Information Security
12 6 (19.35%) CESG
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) Java
12 6 (19.35%) C#

Lead Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.68%) YouTrack
6 2 (6.45%) NUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Appium
7 1 (3.23%) eggPlant
7 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) JUnit
7 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) WATIR
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Apache CXF
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) CESG
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
4 12 (38.71%) BDD
5 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Workflow
8 7 (22.58%) Workflow Management
9 6 (19.35%) Business Development
9 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (19.35%) Information Security
9 6 (19.35%) Line Management
9 6 (19.35%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Ruby
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) OSCP
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (64.52%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
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