The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 94 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,250 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £45,500 £39,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1236 1419 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.74% 98.20% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1216 1063
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
South Wales +15 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Mid Wales - 3 - -
West Wales - 2 £32,500 -
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Wales region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (35.00%) Selenium
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) Fintech
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Big Data
8 2 (10.00%) SoapUI

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (15.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft