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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 97 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 24 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.32% 0.68% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.71% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 21
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
1740 1539 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.03% 95.24% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1366 1311
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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 25 July 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Waterfall
3 25 (55.56%) V-Model
4 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
5 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 20 (44.44%) Open Source
5 20 (44.44%) JUnit
6 12 (26.67%) ISEB
7 11 (24.44%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
10 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Selenium
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) HND
11 5 (11.11%) Validation
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
13 2 (4.44%) Test Management
13 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
13 2 (4.44%) Finance
13 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
13 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (44.44%) JUnit
1 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) J2EE
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Waterfall
3 25 (55.56%) V-Model
4 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Validation
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Test Management
11 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.11%) HND
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago