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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 121 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1554 1406 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1205 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016. 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 - 4 £42,500 -
Banbury - 2 - -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Validation
3 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (44.44%) People Management
3 8 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) HL7
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Coverity
8 1 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Nessus
8 1 (5.56%) Nmap

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 8 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
1 8 (44.44%) People Management
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 8 (44.44%) Time Management
1 8 (44.44%) Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Coverity