Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 122 128
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.71% 0.17% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 12
Wiltshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,750 £53,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1523 1675 2098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.75% 97.55% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1433 1851
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Wiltshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 9 £52,500 -
Chippenham +24 5 £52,500 +23.53%
Test Leader
South West

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

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

1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 5 (45.45%) JMeter
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Microservices
5 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) CSS

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) JMeter
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Microservices
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) OWASP
7 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google