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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 129 152 158
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.60% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 8
Median salary £44,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,600 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £68,250
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
2374 3157 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.46% 95.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 2029 2224
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram 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 25 September 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 +18 13 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Glasgow +8 2 £40,250 +5.22%
Stirling - 1 £34,500 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (65.71%) Finance
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Selenium
3 12 (34.29%) Test Management
4 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
4 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
4 11 (31.43%) ISEB
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
10 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.43%) Line Management
10 4 (11.43%) Coaching
10 4 (11.43%) Prototyping
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
10 4 (11.43%) SAP
10 4 (11.43%) ETL

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Electronics
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Test Management
4 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Coaching
10 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (11.43%) Line Management
10 4 (11.43%) Prototyping
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
1 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago