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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 196 190 210
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 46 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Test Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5868 5125 4951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.40% 97.10% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4293 4171
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Leader
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham +7 18 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £27,500 -
Coventry +2 4 £39,250 -29.91%
Solihull +12 3 £33,500 +7.20%
Staffordshire -3 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (41.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (32.97%) QA
2 30 (32.97%) Finance
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
4 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
4 22 (24.18%) Automated Testing
5 21 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
7 19 (20.88%) ISEB
7 19 (20.88%) Selenium
8 17 (18.68%) Defect Management
8 17 (18.68%) Manual Testing
8 17 (18.68%) Scrum
9 16 (17.58%) Web Services
9 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
9 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
10 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
11 14 (15.38%) TestNG
11 14 (15.38%) WebDriver
11 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (14.29%) Security Testing
12 13 (14.29%) HP UFT
12 13 (14.29%) Java
12 13 (14.29%) ITIL
13 12 (13.19%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (13.19%) SAS
14 11 (12.09%) SDLC
14 11 (12.09%) Integration Testing
14 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.19%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
1 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Drive
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Selenium
2 14 (15.38%) TestNG
2 14 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 10 (10.99%) Appium
4 10 (10.99%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.99%) JBehave
4 10 (10.99%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.69%) NeoLoad
6 4 (4.40%) JIRA
6 4 (4.40%) JMeter
7 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.30%) JUnit
7 3 (3.30%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) Ant
9 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.10%) NUnit
9 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.10%) TestPartner
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Back Office
2 3 (3.30%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) CSS
2 7 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Ajax
3 5 (5.49%) jQuery
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) RESTful
5 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 3 (3.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (41.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (24.18%) Automated Testing
2 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
3 21 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
5 17 (18.68%) Defect Management
5 17 (18.68%) Manual Testing
5 17 (18.68%) Scrum
6 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
6 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
7 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
8 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (14.29%) ITIL
9 13 (14.29%) Security Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Integration Testing
10 11 (12.09%) SDLC
11 10 (10.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Functional Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 13 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) ISEB
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 6 (6.59%) CREST Certified
7 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.10%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.97%) QA
2 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) HP
2 5 (5.49%) Dynatrace
2 5 (5.49%) New Relic
2 5 (5.49%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Coprate benifits
Posted: 9 days ago