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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 110 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1248 1251 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.82% 97.89% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1072 1037
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
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 7 December 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 -3 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Test Leader
UK

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
1 9 (81.82%) Defect Management
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Fintech
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Defect Management
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft