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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 234 222 181
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.55% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 40
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £36,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5673 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.71% 97.21% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4773 4882
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the South West region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in the South West

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Leader
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Gloucestershire -3 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire +5 3 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cornwall - 3 - -
Dorset +7 2 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Bristol -6 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Somerset - 2 £37,500 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South West region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 12 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 11 (28.21%) Release Management
5 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
7 7 (17.95%) JIRA
7 7 (17.95%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.82%) VB
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) QA
10 4 (10.26%) TestComplete
10 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.26%) Ranorex
10 4 (10.26%) SQL
10 4 (10.26%) Middleware

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Mingle
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Ranorex
2 4 (10.26%) TestComplete
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) WATIR
5 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 12 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Release Management
5 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.26%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VB6
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) Go
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) Rally
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