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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 138 132 155
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 34 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 1.40% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.44% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 22
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £39,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,306
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
2929 3192 3573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.37% 97.47% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2370 2524 2913
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.00%) Finance
3 29 (38.67%) Integration Testing
4 27 (36.00%) ISEB
5 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 24 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 23 (30.67%) Waterfall
7 22 (29.33%) Mentoring
7 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
8 20 (26.67%) SDLC
9 19 (25.33%) Functional Testing
10 17 (22.67%) QA
10 17 (22.67%) Automated Testing
11 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 13 (17.33%) Test Management
13 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
13 12 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (14.67%) Project Management
14 11 (14.67%) Retail
15 9 (12.00%) Service Management
15 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (12.00%) SQL
15 9 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (12.00%) Test Planning
16 8 (10.67%) Coaching
16 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (9.33%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
1 3 (4.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (1.33%) Appium
2 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (56.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Integration Testing
3 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 24 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 23 (30.67%) Waterfall
5 22 (29.33%) Mentoring
5 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
6 20 (26.67%) SDLC
7 19 (25.33%) Functional Testing
8 17 (22.67%) Automated Testing
9 13 (17.33%) Test Management
10 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (14.67%) Project Management
12 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (12.00%) Service Management
12 9 (12.00%) Test Planning
13 8 (10.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) ISEB
2 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (9.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
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