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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 103 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.60% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £40,900 £34,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.41% -37.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1414 1746 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.39% 96.57% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1501 1624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +21 4 £41,700 +24.47%
Banbury - 3 £40,500 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) People Management
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP