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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 106 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 22 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.82% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 5
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.43%

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
1831 1840 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.39% 96.89% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1546 1603
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 24 (77.42%) Selenium
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
4 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
4 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 16 (51.61%) JIRA
6 15 (48.39%) Java
7 14 (45.16%) C++
7 14 (45.16%) Linux
7 14 (45.16%) Python
7 14 (45.16%) Automation Testing
8 11 (35.48%) QA
9 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
10 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
10 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
11 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
12 5 (16.13%) ISEB
12 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
13 4 (12.90%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) Test Management
13 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (9.68%) Scrum
14 3 (9.68%) SOAP
14 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
14 3 (9.68%) JSON
14 3 (9.68%) Kanban
14 3 (9.68%) .NET

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 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) JIRA
3 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) JMeter
4 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) Appium
6 1 (3.23%) Mocha
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (3.23%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) JSON
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) DSDM
9 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) C++
3 14 (45.16%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Serena
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