The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 89 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.088% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.092% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1015 1082 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.94% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 679 660 661
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £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 Glasgow

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) IMAP
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP