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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 204 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.57% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 18
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
5282 4941 5523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.86% 97.15% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4201 4153 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 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
Warwickshire +11 7 £41,250 -13.15%
Birmingham -15 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Coventry -2 2 £55,000 -12.00%
Solihull -10 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £43,500 -
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) QA
3 18 (35.29%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 16 (31.37%) Selenium
6 14 (27.45%) Test Strategy
7 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
8 12 (23.53%) JIRA
9 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
9 11 (21.57%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.61%) C++
10 10 (19.61%) Python
10 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Test Management
11 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
12 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
13 7 (13.73%) SDLC
13 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (13.73%) SQL
13 7 (13.73%) ISEB
13 7 (13.73%) Linux
14 6 (11.76%) C
14 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Serena
15 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.96%) Documentum
1 1 (1.96%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) JIRA
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.88%) Hudson
6 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.92%) Appium
7 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.96%) Calabash
8 1 (1.96%) Capybara
8 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.96%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.96%) Mocha
8 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (27.45%) Test Strategy
4 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) Test Management
7 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
7 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.84%) Agile Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.84%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Java
1 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) C++
2 10 (19.61%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Serena
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) PayPal
3 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Intel
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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