Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.27% - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 9
Swindon median annual salary £52,500 - £52,500
10th Percentile £36,250 - £51,250
90th Percentile £56,250 - £54,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 686 786 1016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.88% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 567 645 913
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £22,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,650
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Swindon

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Swindon

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) JMeter
1 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google