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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 202 201 196
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 45 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 7
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
5925 5188 4773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.28% 96.88% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4696 4403 3993
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,200
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 4 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 4 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 -5 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Solihull +14 3 £33,500 +11.66%
Coventry +5 3 £45,000 -22.41%
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Staffordshire +5 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 4 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 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (35.16%) QA
4 29 (31.87%) Finance
5 26 (28.57%) SQL
6 24 (26.37%) Automated Testing
7 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
8 18 (19.78%) Waterfall
8 18 (19.78%) Selenium
9 17 (18.68%) Manual Testing
9 17 (18.68%) Test Scripting
10 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
10 16 (17.58%) Scrum
10 16 (17.58%) Web Services
10 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
11 15 (16.48%) HP UFT
11 15 (16.48%) Security Testing
11 15 (16.48%) Automation Testing
12 14 (15.38%) Defect Management
12 14 (15.38%) TestNG
12 14 (15.38%) WebDriver
12 14 (15.38%) ISEB
12 14 (15.38%) SAS
13 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
14 12 (13.19%) Java
15 11 (12.09%) SDLC
15 11 (12.09%) Functional Testing
16 10 (10.99%) Appium

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 14 (15.38%) SAS
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Selenium
2 15 (16.48%) HP UFT
3 14 (15.38%) TestNG
3 14 (15.38%) WebDriver
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%) TestPartner
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) CSS
2 7 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) Ajax
4 4 (4.40%) jQuery
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 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) iPhone
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (26.37%) Automated Testing
4 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
5 18 (19.78%) Waterfall
6 17 (18.68%) Manual Testing
6 17 (18.68%) Test Scripting
7 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
7 16 (17.58%) Scrum
7 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 16 (17.58%) Test Strategy
8 15 (16.48%) Automation Testing
8 15 (16.48%) Security Testing
9 14 (15.38%) Defect Management
10 11 (12.09%) Functional Testing
10 11 (12.09%) SDLC
11 10 (10.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Workflow
12 9 (9.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) ISEB
2 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) ISTQB
4 9 (9.89%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (8.79%) CREST Certified
6 6 (6.59%) Degree
7 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.16%) QA
2 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) HP
2 5 (5.49%) Dynatrace
2 5 (5.49%) New Relic
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago