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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 112 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.88% 0.78% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.81% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 7
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +12.26%
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
1872 1730 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.49% 96.00% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1417 1483
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 March 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) ISEB
3 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Selenium
7 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Legal
10 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
11 1 (4.55%) C#
11 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (4.55%) .NET
11 1 (4.55%) JUnit
11 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
4 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
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