The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 29 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 125 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.071% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.059% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00%  
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 1702 1933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.83% 95.62% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1361 1475
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Buckinghamshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 1 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA