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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 146 158 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 19 December 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 +3 12 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +7 5 £35,000 -27.83%
Stirling -13 1 - - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Test Management
3 8 (29.63%) QA
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) V-Model
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
6 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) MTS
9 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
9 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) SQL

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Test Management
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 5 (18.52%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) HP
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.70%) Charles River
1 1 (3.70%) Vermilion
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