The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 98 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.090% 0.31% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.32% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Test Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1062 937 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.11% 96.00% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 904 826 1011
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 1 £33,000 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) EMV

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB