The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 160 137 131
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 26 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.71% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.37% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 16
Average salary £47,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,650 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £42,800 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3583 2438 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.36% 95.53% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2840 1867 1946
Average salary £40,000 £35,581 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (42.11%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 11 (28.95%) ISEB
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.68%) QA
5 9 (23.68%) Subversion
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) System Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
5 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
5 9 (23.68%) Capybara
5 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
6 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Test Management
8 6 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.16%) JMeter
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.16%) SOAP
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source
9 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) WebLOAD
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
2 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
2 9 (23.68%) Capybara
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) NeoLoad
3 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
3 5 (13.16%) JMeter
3 5 (13.16%) WebLOAD
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.68%) System Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Test Management
6 6 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.16%) BDD
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Validation
10 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
1 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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