The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 171 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 10 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.05% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 25
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,954 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3667 2673 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.65% 96.01% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2178 2037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Leader
West Yorkshire

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
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