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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 109 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 1.52% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.58% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 1
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1235 1202 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.78% 96.08% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 746 806 881
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP