Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Test Lead
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.27% 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Liverpool median annual salary £39,500 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.72% - -
Merseyside median annual salary £39,500 £35,250 -
% change year-on-year +12.06% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 670 923 683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 92.48% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 529 652 538
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,450 £55,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Liverpool

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Liverpool region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Advertising
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef

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

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft