The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 170 160 150
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.081% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £67,500 £39,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.88% -2.46%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
UK

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
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 25 July 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
Edinburgh -11 3 £67,500 +70.88% 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (15.38%) Military
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Charles River