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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 93 98 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.37% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £31,250 £41,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.78% -15.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £41,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +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
1051 1031 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.96% 94.50% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 632 655 630
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) IMAP
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (33.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
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