The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 141 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.56% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 3
Median salary £39,000 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% -9.47%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2782 3016 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1937 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 8 £43,750 -2.77%
Glasgow -5 8 £39,000 +6.84% 2
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Test Management
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 11 (33.33%) ISEB
5 10 (30.30%) Banking
6 9 (27.27%) Selenium
6 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (21.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (21.21%) Marketing
8 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
8 7 (21.21%) Electronics
8 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
8 7 (21.21%) SAP
8 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) HP UFT
9 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
9 6 (18.18%) QA
9 6 (18.18%) Coaching
9 6 (18.18%) System Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (15.15%) Cucumber

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Electronics
3 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 14 (42.42%) Test Management
3 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.18%) System Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISEB
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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