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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 85 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 - £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.66%
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
1073 1284 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.87% 96.91% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 713 820 662
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (45.83%) Project Management
4 11 (45.83%) Banking
4 11 (45.83%) Test Management
5 10 (41.67%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
7 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) CSQA
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) PMI
7 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.83%) Demand Management
7 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (8.33%) RAD
9 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PMI
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Test Management
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Demand Management
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) RAD
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) CSQA
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) HP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
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