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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 156 150 158
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 27 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.67% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.70% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 1
Average salary £44,750 £36,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.76% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
3550 3017 2727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.18% 96.30% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2771 2406 2321
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 25 November 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
3 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) ISEB
4 15 (34.09%) QA
5 11 (25.00%) Test Management
5 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.73%) Integration Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Line Management
8 8 (18.18%) System Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Selenium
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.64%) NeoLoad
10 6 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 6 (13.64%) JMeter
10 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) WebLOAD
10 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) WebLOAD
2 6 (13.64%) JMeter
2 6 (13.64%) NeoLoad
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.09%) Capybara
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Test Management
3 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Line Management
4 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 8 (18.18%) System Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
2 15 (34.09%) ISEB
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
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