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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 133 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.19%
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 £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
2292 1922 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.26% 96.24% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1625 1764
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £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
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 25 August 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (48.48%) QA
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 15 (45.45%) Defect Management
4 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) ISEB
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
8 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
9 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Serena
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.15%) SilkPerformer
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) SDLC
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 4 (12.12%) HTML
12 4 (12.12%) CSS
12 4 (12.12%) Validation
13 3 (9.09%) Games
13 3 (9.09%) XML
13 3 (9.09%) Windows
13 3 (9.09%) Client/Server

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 (3.03%) Documentum
1 1 (3.03%) FileNet
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Drive
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Appium
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.03%) Mocha
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
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 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 15 (45.45%) Defect Management
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) Validation
11 3 (9.09%) V-Model
12 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
12 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (3.03%) Content Management
13 1 (3.03%) Network Design
13 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Serena
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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