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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 137 174 156
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 26 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.027% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.029% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 2
Average salary £49,500 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 - £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,975 - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
2919 3501 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.44% 95.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2319 2040
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +21 16 £55,000 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £43,750 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 27 (48.21%) Banking
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
4 23 (41.07%) Test Strategy
5 13 (23.21%) Test Management
6 12 (21.43%) QA
6 12 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 12 (21.43%) Project Management
6 12 (21.43%) HP
7 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.86%) ISEB
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
8 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.29%) Informatica
10 8 (14.29%) HP UFT
11 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
12 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (10.71%) Teradata
12 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
12 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Migration

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.57%) Appium
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 27 (48.21%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.36%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Test Strategy
3 13 (23.21%) Test Management
4 12 (21.43%) Project Management
5 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Demand Management
10 5 (8.93%) Agile Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.14%) TDD
11 4 (7.14%) ETL
11 4 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 10 (17.86%) ISEB
3 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) CSQA
4 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) HP
2 8 (14.29%) Informatica
3 6 (10.71%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco