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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Rank 142 140 146
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 1.31% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.35% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 34
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £33,800 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.43%

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
2528 3185 3274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.76% 96.81% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2190 2676 2662
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (46.00%) Automation Testing
3 22 (44.00%) ISEB
4 21 (42.00%) Test Planning
5 18 (36.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (34.00%) Coaching
7 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
8 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (28.00%) Selenium
10 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
10 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
10 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 10 (20.00%) Python
11 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
12 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
12 9 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.00%) Java
12 9 (18.00%) LoadRunner
12 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.00%) .NET
13 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
13 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (14.00%) Test Management
14 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing

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 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Selenium
2 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (18.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Robot Framework
6 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (2.00%) Behat
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.00%) WSDL
6 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Automation Testing
2 23 (46.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (42.00%) Test Planning
4 18 (36.00%) Mentoring
5 17 (34.00%) Coaching
6 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 9 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
9 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.00%) Test Management
11 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (12.00%) SDLC
12 5 (10.00%) BDD
12 5 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (20.00%) Python
2 9 (18.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) ISEB
2 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.00%) Degree
5 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (2.00%) HP