The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 124 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.15% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 10
Average salary £42,500 £53,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.56% +25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Test Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1820 1917 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.55% 96.72% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1549 1465
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (56.00%) QA
3 14 (56.00%) ISEB
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (28.00%) Internet
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
11 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) Legal
12 1 (4.00%) C#
12 1 (4.00%) TDD
12 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (4.00%) Degree
12 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
12 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
1 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
10 1 (4.00%) TDD
10 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
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