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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 128 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.27% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,000 £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £44,950
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -
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
2048 1920 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.69% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1477 1444
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 -13 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (13.33%) 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
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) RAD
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix