The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 116 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.070% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Test Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1378 1520 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.88% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1290 1686
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Oxfordshire region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (30.00%) People Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (30.00%) People Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
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