The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Lead Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 154 180 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.059% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.061% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £38,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Lead Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2635 3293 3557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.92% 97.80% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2301 2693 2803
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Leeds region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Lead Tester 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 Leeds region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) C#
1 22 (73.33%) Performance Testing
2 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (46.67%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) Load Testing
5 13 (43.33%) Coaching
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) ISEB
7 7 (23.33%) IIS
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) SOA
10 4 (13.33%) JMeter
11 3 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
11 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (10.00%) API Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.00%) Legal
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JMeter
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Performance Testing
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (43.33%) Coaching
4 13 (43.33%) Load Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) API Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) ISEB
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle