Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Test Lead
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 178 178
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 20 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.52% 0.13% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 21
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -11.76% -20.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,225 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £41,375 £46,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3747 3102 3651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.97% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 2658 3162
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £25,888
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Bristol

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Bristol

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bristol region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (70.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (35.00%) Open Source
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Android
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (30.00%) Node.js
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
7 6 (30.00%) Calabash
7 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
7 6 (30.00%) eggPlant
7 6 (30.00%) Android Studio
7 6 (30.00%) MQTT
7 6 (30.00%) Line Management
7 6 (30.00%) User Experience
7 6 (30.00%) Xcode

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) TestFlight
2 1 (5.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) MQTT
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) Android Studio
3 6 (30.00%) Appium
3 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (30.00%) Calabash
3 6 (30.00%) eggPlant
3 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
3 6 (30.00%) Xcode
4 5 (25.00%) MSTest
4 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Protractor
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (30.00%) Node.js
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Line Management
5 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HockeyApp
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) HP