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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 127 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
2147 1970 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.63% 94.30% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1513 1591
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 -9 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Automotive
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) RAD
7 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (13.33%) B2C
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) RAD
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft