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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 137 153 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 19 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,975 £37,900 £44,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 +18 14 £43,250 +8.12% 3
Glasgow +17 7 £36,750 -19.67% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 9 (25.71%) QA
4 9 (25.71%) Test Management
4 9 (25.71%) ISEB
5 8 (22.86%) Banking
6 7 (20.00%) V-Model
7 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (17.14%) Coaching
8 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Retail
9 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Selenium
10 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (8.57%) Android
10 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.71%) BDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.71%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.71%) Appium
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Android
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Test Management
3 7 (20.00%) V-Model
4 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
4 6 (17.14%) Coaching
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) Vermilion
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