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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 120 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 20 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.86% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
2244 1964 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 97.66% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1621 1591
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,953 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 14 (41.18%) ISEB
4 12 (35.29%) QA
5 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL
5 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Selenium
8 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
8 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Appium
9 6 (17.65%) JBehave
9 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 6 (17.65%) TestNG
9 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
9 6 (17.65%) Workflow
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) SAS
9 6 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB

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 6 (17.65%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Drive
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
3 6 (17.65%) Appium
3 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.65%) JBehave
3 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
3 6 (17.65%) TestNG
3 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.82%) NeoLoad
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.94%) TestPartner
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
7 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (14.71%) System Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) New Relic
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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