The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 59 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.75% 2.00% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.09% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -
Test Leader
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
498 670 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.43% 95.58% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 449 539 443
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Reuters
4 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) Finance

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
3 1 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (9.09%) BT