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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 146 168 149
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 32 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.47% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,340 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.29%
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
3390 3645 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.17% 96.66% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2809 1915
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) ISEB
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 25 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 25 (33.33%) SDLC
4 23 (30.67%) Java
5 22 (29.33%) Retail
5 22 (29.33%) System Testing
5 22 (29.33%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (26.67%) C#
6 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 17 (22.67%) .NET
7 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
7 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
7 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
8 15 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 15 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (18.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 14 (18.67%) UNIX
10 13 (17.33%) Oracle
10 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.00%) Project Management
12 8 (10.67%) VB.NET
12 8 (10.67%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (10.67%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (9.33%) C++
14 6 (8.00%) PHP
14 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.00%) Scrum
14 6 (8.00%) Selenium

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (8.00%) Selenium
3 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.67%) Behat
4 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (29.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) JSP
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) LAMP
3 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 25 (33.33%) SDLC
3 22 (29.33%) System Testing
4 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
5 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 15 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (18.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Project Management
10 6 (8.00%) Test Management
10 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.00%) Scrum
11 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.67%) TDD
11 5 (6.67%) DevOps
11 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (10.67%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.33%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) ISEB
2 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) HP
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