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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 174 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £54,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +19.17%
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
3662 2518 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.72% 95.45% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 1939 2156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle