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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 201 205 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 28 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 15
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5545 5166 5457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.43% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 4324 4566
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -21 13 £37,500 -21.05%
Warwickshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Solihull +15 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Staffordshire -2 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Test Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 27 (42.19%) Test Scripting
3 24 (37.50%) QA
4 23 (35.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (34.38%) Defect Management
6 20 (31.25%) ISEB
7 16 (25.00%) ITIL
7 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 16 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 15 (23.44%) Test Strategy
9 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
10 13 (20.31%) Scrum
10 13 (20.31%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (18.75%) Test Management
11 12 (18.75%) Selenium
12 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
13 10 (15.63%) Java
13 10 (15.63%) SQL
14 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
14 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
15 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
15 8 (12.50%) SDLC
15 8 (12.50%) JIRA
16 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
17 6 (9.38%) Test Planning
17 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
17 6 (9.38%) .NET

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 (1.56%) Documentum
1 1 (1.56%) FileNet
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Google Drive
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
5 5 (7.81%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Hudson
6 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.69%) Subversion
7 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.13%) LoadUI
7 2 (3.13%) NUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Ant
8 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.56%) JUnit
8 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.56%) Maven
8 1 (1.56%) Mocha
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) CSS
2 3 (4.69%) HTML
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Test Scripting
3 23 (35.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (34.38%) Defect Management
5 16 (25.00%) ITIL
5 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 15 (23.44%) Test Strategy
7 13 (20.31%) Scrum
8 12 (18.75%) Test Management
9 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
11 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 8 (12.50%) SDLC
12 7 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Java
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) C
3 5 (7.81%) C++
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) ISEB
2 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.31%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Serena
2 4 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Intel
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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