The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 635 625
Rank change year-on-year +66 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 18 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.039% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Median salary £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.11% +0.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,250 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  

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 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +32 3 £67,500 +22.72%
Lead Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (76.19%) QA
2 31 (73.81%) Selenium
3 29 (69.05%) SQL
4 23 (54.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (52.38%) ISTQB
6 21 (50.00%) CRM
7 20 (47.62%) XML
7 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Test Management
7 20 (47.62%) Test Automation
7 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
7 20 (47.62%) Defect Management
8 19 (45.24%) Finance
9 18 (42.86%) Management Information System
9 18 (42.86%) MS Office
9 18 (42.86%) ISEB
10 15 (35.71%) Sun
10 15 (35.71%) HP
10 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (35.71%) MS Project
10 15 (35.71%) Oracle
10 15 (35.71%) MS Visio
10 15 (35.71%) Siebel
10 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
11 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (21.43%) BDD

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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Umbraco
3 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 15 (35.71%) MS Project
2 15 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Capybara
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) JMeter
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.90%) WATIR
4 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Appium
6 1 (2.38%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (50.00%) CRM
3 20 (47.62%) Defect Management
3 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 20 (47.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (47.62%) Test Management
4 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
8 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.90%) QA Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Ruby
3 3 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 18 (42.86%) ISEB
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) OSCP
5 1 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) HP
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
1 15 (35.71%) Siebel
1 15 (35.71%) Sun
2 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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