The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 140 140 178
Rank change year-on-year
0 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 36 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 1.19% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 6
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
3125 3440 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.76% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2724 2954
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) Finance
3 27 (34.18%) Integration Testing
4 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
5 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
6 24 (30.38%) Test Scripting
6 24 (30.38%) ISEB
7 23 (29.11%) QA
7 23 (29.11%) Mentoring
8 19 (24.05%) Regression Testing
9 17 (21.52%) SDLC
10 16 (20.25%) Test Management
11 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
11 15 (18.99%) Functional Testing
12 14 (17.72%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (16.46%) Service Management
13 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (15.19%) Project Management
14 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
14 12 (15.19%) Test Planning
15 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
16 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
17 9 (11.39%) SQL
17 9 (11.39%) People Management
18 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (10.13%) System Integration Testing
18 8 (10.13%) Coaching
18 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (10.13%) Retail

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SilkTest
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (46.84%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) SOAP
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) Integration Testing
3 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
4 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
5 24 (30.38%) Test Scripting
6 23 (29.11%) Mentoring
7 19 (24.05%) Regression Testing
8 17 (21.52%) SDLC
9 16 (20.25%) Test Management
10 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
10 15 (18.99%) Functional Testing
11 14 (17.72%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (16.46%) Service Management
13 12 (15.19%) Project Management
13 12 (15.19%) Test Planning
14 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
15 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
16 9 (11.39%) People Management
17 8 (10.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.80%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
4 2 (2.53%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) ISEB
2 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.86%) Degree
5 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.11%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
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