The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 110 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 19 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -23.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) HP UFT
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 11 (42.31%) SAS
6 10 (38.46%) Selenium
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
10 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
10 6 (23.08%) TestNG
10 6 (23.08%) JBehave
10 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Appium
10 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Workflow
10 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
11 4 (15.38%) Java

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) HP UFT
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) Appium
3 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) JBehave
3 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 6 (23.08%) TestNG
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.85%) TestPartner
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 6 (23.08%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 4 (15.38%) V-Model
7 3 (11.54%) QA Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic
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