The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 133 160 147
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 2
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,975 £43,400 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £46,600 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2806 3211 2749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.19% 95.91% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 2095 1731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 Scotland

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Leader
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +15 14 £43,250 -7.97% 2
Glasgow +18 8 £45,125 +4.94%
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) ISEB
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
7 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Test Management
8 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) V-Model
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Coaching
10 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (10.53%) FATCA
10 4 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
10 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.53%) QA
11 3 (7.89%) Selenium
11 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.89%) Android
11 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
11 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
11 3 (7.89%) HP

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Appium
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
4 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 6 (15.79%) V-Model
4 6 (15.79%) Test Management
4 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Coaching
6 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
2 12 (31.58%) ISEB
3 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) Vermilion
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