The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Test Lead
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.00% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 197 296 378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 98.50% 95.48% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 111 243 340
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Luton

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Luton region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) QA
3 8 (80.00%) Virtual Team
3 8 (80.00%) Contract Management
3 8 (80.00%) Scorecard
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (80.00%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (80.00%) Testopia
3 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Retail
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Resource Management
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (80.00%) JMeter
3 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (80.00%) Bugzilla
3 8 (80.00%) Test Management
3 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Bugzilla
3 8 (80.00%) JMeter
3 8 (80.00%) Testopia
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (80.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (80.00%) Contract Management
3 8 (80.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (80.00%) DevOps
3 8 (80.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Resource Management
3 8 (80.00%) Scorecard
3 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Test Management
3 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft