The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 30 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 98 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 24 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.32% 0.56% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.59% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 19
Average salary £53,500 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.88% +19.71%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1743 1534 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.66% 94.81% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1357 1301
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Bristol region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Waterfall
3 26 (56.52%) V-Model
4 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 20 (43.48%) WebDriver
5 20 (43.48%) Open Source
5 20 (43.48%) JUnit
6 13 (28.26%) ISEB
7 11 (23.91%) QA
7 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
8 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
9 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Selenium
11 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
11 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) HND
12 6 (13.04%) Validation
12 6 (13.04%) Scrum
12 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (10.87%) Degree
13 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
15 2 (4.35%) Test Management
15 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
15 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
15 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
15 2 (4.35%) Finance

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (43.48%) WebDriver
1 20 (43.48%) JUnit
2 8 (17.39%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) J2EE
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Waterfall
3 26 (56.52%) V-Model
4 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.04%) Validation
9 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Test Management
13 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.04%) HND
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
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