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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 145 169 145
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 26 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.061% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.064% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 0
Average salary £43,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
4 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
5 15 (33.33%) QA
6 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
7 11 (24.44%) ISEB
7 11 (24.44%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
7 11 (24.44%) Line Management
8 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (22.22%) JIRA
8 10 (22.22%) Test Management
8 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
9 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 9 (20.00%) FitNesse
9 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Retail
10 8 (17.78%) Test Planning
11 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.56%) Retail Banking
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Agile Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 6 (13.33%) JUnit
3 6 (13.33%) NUnit
4 5 (11.11%) JMeter
4 5 (11.11%) NeoLoad
4 5 (11.11%) WebLOAD
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 7 (15.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
4 11 (24.44%) Line Management
5 10 (22.22%) Test Management
6 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.33%) People Management
10 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
2 11 (24.44%) ISEB
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
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