The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Test Lead
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth - 2.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% +1.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 141 422 458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 93.38% 98.83% 99.57%
Number of salaries quoted 121 281 385
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Bournemouth

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Bournemouth

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bournemouth region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA