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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 124 158 147
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.31% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 14
Median salary £45,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,900 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,300 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
2278 2914 3078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.54% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1888 2021
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 +23 13 £45,000 +8.43%
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
6 9 (33.33%) Test Management
6 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.93%) ISEB
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
10 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.81%) Coaching
11 4 (14.81%) Line Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
5 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) Test Management
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
8 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
9 5 (18.52%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (14.81%) Coaching
10 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle