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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 129 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 3
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
2254 1951 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.04% 96.39% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1624 1615
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (60.61%) Finance
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 15 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 13 (39.39%) QA
4 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (36.36%) ISEB
4 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) Test Management
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) Serena
10 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) SAS
10 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (12.12%) System Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.12%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) CSS

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 5 (15.15%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Drive
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
2 4 (12.12%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Appium
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) JBehave
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Test Management
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Validation
9 3 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
10 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Serena
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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