The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 84 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.44% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Median salary £43,750 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,800 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,300 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Leader
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1161 1501 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.12% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 786 973 937
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Test Management
4 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Coaching
8 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) SAP
9 4 (20.00%) Electronics
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) System Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Management
3 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle