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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Rank 145 141 159
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 13 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.31% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 32
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
2565 3216 3584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.86% 96.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2667 2905
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 22 (42.31%) Automation Testing
3 21 (40.38%) ISEB
4 19 (36.54%) Test Planning
5 18 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 17 (32.69%) Selenium
6 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
7 16 (30.77%) Coaching
8 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
8 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) SoapUI
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) Scrum
13 9 (17.31%) C#
13 9 (17.31%) Process Improvement
13 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
14 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
14 8 (15.38%) Java
14 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.38%) .NET
14 8 (15.38%) LoadRunner
14 8 (15.38%) Python

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 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
6 6 (11.54%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.85%) JIRA
9 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
9 2 (3.85%) tSQLt
9 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.92%) JMeter
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 3 (5.77%) WSDL
5 3 (5.77%) XSD
6 1 (1.92%) Behat
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Automation Testing
2 22 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 19 (36.54%) Test Planning
4 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
5 16 (30.77%) Coaching
6 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
6 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Scrum
8 9 (17.31%) Process Improvement
8 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 8 (15.38%) SDLC
9 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (11.54%) Test Management
11 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) ISEB
2 18 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Capita
3 1 (1.92%) HP
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