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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 86 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £45,125 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.94% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £43,000 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
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
1040 1230 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.03% 96.93% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 692 800 472
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 6 March 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Back Office
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP