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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 139 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.48% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.50% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +13.09%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2425 1795 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.65% 96.61% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1517 1892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) QA
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
5 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 13 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (35.29%) ISEB
7 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Test Management
9 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
10 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
10 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
11 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Serena
12 6 (17.65%) .NET
13 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
13 5 (14.71%) SQL
13 5 (14.71%) Selenium
13 5 (14.71%) SilkPerformer
14 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (11.76%) SDLC
14 4 (11.76%) Degree
14 4 (11.76%) HTML
14 4 (11.76%) CSS
14 4 (11.76%) Validation
15 3 (8.82%) Games
15 3 (8.82%) XML
15 3 (8.82%) Windows

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 (2.94%) Documentum
1 1 (2.94%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Drive
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
1 5 (14.71%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Ant
3 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Appium
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Mocha
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
4 13 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Test Management
7 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
8 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 4 (11.76%) Validation
11 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.82%) V-Model
12 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
12 2 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (2.94%) Content Management
13 1 (2.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Serena
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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