The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 98 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1330 942 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 94.29% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 791 958
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Wales

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Wales

Test Leader
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 9 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) JMeter
2 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Advertising
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) VCP4
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) JMeter
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago