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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 79 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.41% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1165 950 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.44% 95.77% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 978 794 1054
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,966 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014. 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 +10 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 - 1
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
4 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (11.76%) VBScript
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) EMV
2 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits package on offer
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 23 days ago