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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 97 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
1276 1354 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.08% 98.62% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1161 889
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +5 6 £35,000 - 1
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Advertising
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Games
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) JMeter
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
South Wales
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