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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
England / South West
Rank 220 220 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.34% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 39
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%

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
4791 5428 5927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.65% 97.24% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 4617 5042
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,294 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 3 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Dorset +18 2 £40,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,000 -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (16.67%) JMeter
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) NUnit

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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) WATIR
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Go
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (8.33%) HP
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