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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 122 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 3
Average salary £48,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £37,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £41,500 £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,954 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +12.38%
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
2078 2152 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 93.08% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1638 1719
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
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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 4 £44,500 +18.66%
High Wycombe - 4 £50,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) RAD
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) WPF
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (15.38%) Automotive
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
8 2 (15.38%) B2C
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) RAD
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) B2C
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) DSDM
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft