The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 138 121 142
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.48% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.49% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Test Leader
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 1841 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.56% 97.25% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1542 1922
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Test 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 Birmingham region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) QA
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 9 (40.91%) Selenium
5 9 (40.91%) Test Management
6 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
6 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
7 6 (27.27%) Serena
8 5 (22.73%) SilkPerformer
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) ISEB
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.64%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) V-Model
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
10 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
11 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.55%) Documentum
1 1 (4.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) Mocha
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
4 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Serena
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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