The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 132 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 28 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 26
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,340
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Test Leader
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
2691 3408 3550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.25% 97.43% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2681 2818
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Leeds region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 41 (63.08%) Finance
2 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 25 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 24 (36.92%) ISEB
6 22 (33.85%) Mentoring
6 22 (33.85%) SDLC
7 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
8 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 19 (29.23%) ISTQB
10 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
11 17 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (24.62%) Functional Testing
12 16 (24.62%) System Integration Testing
13 15 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
14 13 (20.00%) Java
15 12 (18.46%) C#
15 12 (18.46%) Python
15 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Retail
16 11 (16.92%) Project Management
17 10 (15.38%) Degree
17 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
17 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
18 8 (12.31%) Test Planning
19 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
19 7 (10.77%) Matrix Organization
19 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
20 6 (9.23%) OO
20 6 (9.23%) JavaScript

Test Leader 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.15%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.54%) Appium
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (63.08%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) REST
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 25 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 22 (33.85%) Mentoring
4 22 (33.85%) SDLC
5 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (24.62%) Functional Testing
9 16 (24.62%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Project Management
13 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
14 8 (12.31%) Test Planning
15 7 (10.77%) Matrix Organization
15 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
16 6 (9.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) C#
2 12 (18.46%) Python
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) Ruby
4 5 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) ISEB
2 19 (29.23%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle
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