The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 118 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £31,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% -6.61%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
West Midlands

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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