The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 120 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1970 1793 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.62% 95.99% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1486 1494
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 7 £50,000 +42.85%
High Wycombe - 1 £45,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 15 (83.33%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) FTP
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) PHP
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft