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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 125 131 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 38 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 1.58% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 30
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
2601 3354 3586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.89% 97.84% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2747 2817
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 27 (42.86%) ISEB
4 26 (41.27%) Automation Testing
5 24 (38.10%) Mentoring
6 21 (33.33%) Python
7 20 (31.75%) Coaching
7 20 (31.75%) ISTQB
8 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
8 19 (30.16%) Java
9 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Finance
11 14 (22.22%) C#
11 14 (22.22%) Selenium
12 13 (20.63%) Process Improvement
13 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (17.46%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
15 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
15 10 (15.87%) Performance Testing
16 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
16 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.29%) Web Services
17 8 (12.70%) Ruby
17 8 (12.70%) HTTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
2 14 (22.22%) Selenium
3 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
4 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.35%) JIRA
7 4 (6.35%) Robot Framework
8 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.59%) JMeter
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (12.70%) REST
3 6 (9.52%) .NET
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.17%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) Behat
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) WPF
7 1 (1.59%) WSDL
7 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Android
1 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 26 (41.27%) Automation Testing
5 24 (38.10%) Mentoring
6 20 (31.75%) Coaching
7 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
8 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 13 (20.63%) Process Improvement
10 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (15.87%) Performance Testing
12 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
13 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
13 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Test Management
14 7 (11.11%) SDLC
15 6 (9.52%) BDD
15 6 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Python
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (12.70%) Ruby
6 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) ISEB
2 20 (31.75%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) HP