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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 134 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% 1.30% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.35% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 12
Average salary £42,000 £53,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.49% +25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
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
1901 1852 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.14% 96.61% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1465 1396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
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 3 July 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) QA
3 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) ISEB
5 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (25.00%) Selenium
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) Coaching
12 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
12 2 (7.14%) Legal
12 2 (7.14%) SQL
12 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
13 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
13 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
1 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
10 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.57%) QMS
11 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
11 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
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