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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 161 143 151
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 14
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £44,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
3648 2587 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.74% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 2070 2296
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) ISTQB
3 17 (36.96%) Finance
4 15 (32.61%) ISEB
4 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
5 11 (23.91%) Test Management
6 10 (21.74%) Open Source
6 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
6 10 (21.74%) QA
6 10 (21.74%) Selenium
6 10 (21.74%) WebLOAD
6 10 (21.74%) NeoLoad
6 10 (21.74%) Performance Engineering
6 10 (21.74%) Quality Management
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) JMeter
7 9 (19.57%) Subversion
7 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
7 9 (19.57%) System Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
7 9 (19.57%) Capybara
7 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.39%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (15.22%) Line Management
10 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Selenium
1 10 (21.74%) WebLOAD
1 10 (21.74%) NeoLoad
1 10 (21.74%) JMeter
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
2 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Capybara
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Test Management
3 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Quality Management
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) System Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.22%) Line Management
6 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) ISTQB
2 15 (32.61%) ISEB
3 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago