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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 84 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.23% 0.093% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.097% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1254 1028 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.24% 96.07% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 869 1000
Average salary £37,000 £38,088 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 +15 14 £45,000 +5.88%
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
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 19 September 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%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA