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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 86 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.63% 0.083% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.086% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £36,750 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.22% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1053 1165 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.38% 96.84% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 697 727 585
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 January 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) V-Model
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago