The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.26% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 359 331 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.53% 97.64% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 268 272 291
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Liverpool region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA