The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 178 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.028% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.029% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Lead Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Tester in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Lead Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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