Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Lead
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 72 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.95% 0.34% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.35% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Bath median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -5.06% +6.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,750 £42,275
Somerset median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -5.06% +6.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Permanent vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 723 568 579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.50% 97.93% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 644 528 528
Bath median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,075 £23,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Test Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Bath

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Bath

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Bath over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Bath

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Bath region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workload Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Workload Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP