The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 28 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 108
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median salary - - £32,500
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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 1390 1353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.76% 97.13% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1209 1104
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Oxfordshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Oxfordshire

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB