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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 212 205 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 35 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 24
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
5399 5920 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.81% 97.45% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 4863 4691
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Bristol +4 17 £40,000 -4.76%
Dorset +15 8 £85,000 +126.66%
Cornwall - 4 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Somerset -4 3 £37,500 -29.24% 1
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (48.15%) Integration Testing
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
5 18 (33.33%) QA
5 18 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 17 (31.48%) Automation Testing
6 17 (31.48%) Release Management
6 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.63%) Data Management
7 16 (29.63%) Middleware
7 16 (29.63%) HP
7 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
7 16 (29.63%) IBM
8 15 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (25.93%) ISEB
10 13 (24.07%) Banking
10 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
10 13 (24.07%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
11 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 12 (22.22%) System Testing
12 11 (20.37%) Temenos T24
12 11 (20.37%) Test Management
12 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
12 11 (20.37%) webMethods
12 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (20.37%) XML
12 11 (20.37%) Unix

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 11 (20.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Temenos T24
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Ranorex
1 4 (7.41%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Middleware
2 11 (20.37%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (48.15%) Integration Testing
3 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
4 18 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (31.48%) Automation Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Release Management
6 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 16 (29.63%) Data Management
7 15 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
9 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
9 12 (22.22%) System Testing
10 11 (20.37%) SOA
10 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (20.37%) Test Management
11 9 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 9 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) VB
3 4 (7.41%) VB6
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) HP
1 16 (29.63%) IBM
2 11 (20.37%) Green Hat
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) webMethods
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) SunGard
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