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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 85 77 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 1.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 1
Median salary £41,250 £56,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.68%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
1218 1308 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.82% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 775 800 1012
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 15 (65.22%) Software Testing
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Banking
3 11 (47.83%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
5 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Coaching
6 7 (30.43%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (30.43%) Test Management
6 7 (30.43%) Marketing
6 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
6 7 (30.43%) System Testing
6 7 (30.43%) V-Model
6 7 (30.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
6 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Electronics
6 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (30.43%) SAP
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Selenium
8 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
9 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring

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 7 (30.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) TestPartner
General
1 13 (56.52%) Banking
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 8 (34.78%) Coaching
3 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
4 7 (30.43%) Project Planning
4 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 7 (30.43%) V-Model
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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