The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 87 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.11% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 3
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (70.00%) ISEB
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Test Management
6 8 (40.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (35.00%) JIRA
7 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (35.00%) Android
7 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (35.00%) SDLC
8 6 (30.00%) V-Model
9 5 (25.00%) Coaching
9 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
11 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
11 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
11 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Retail
12 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) TestPartner
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Android
1 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) Test Management
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) V-Model
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (10.00%) System Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 30% Benefits (£47k package)
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago