Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 131 148
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £46,100 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +8.43% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2210 2068 2495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.41% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1146 1613
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Glasgow

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Glasgow

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL

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

General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle