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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 138 160 140
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 42 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 0.68% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.70% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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
3249 3551 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 97.26% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2558 2823 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) SDLC
3 27 (39.13%) Java
4 26 (37.68%) SQL
5 25 (36.23%) Retail
6 24 (34.78%) Regression Testing
6 24 (34.78%) C#
7 22 (31.88%) ISEB
7 22 (31.88%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (31.88%) Software Delivery
8 21 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (30.43%) Integration Testing
9 19 (27.54%) System Testing
10 18 (26.09%) Compatibility Testing
10 18 (26.09%) UNIX
11 16 (23.19%) Test Strategy
12 10 (14.49%) Automation Testing
13 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.04%) Selenium
13 9 (13.04%) Project Management
14 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.14%) TDD
15 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
15 7 (10.14%) C++
15 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
15 7 (10.14%) BDD
15 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
16 6 (8.70%) Ruby
16 6 (8.70%) Test Management
16 6 (8.70%) .NET

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Selenium
2 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
2 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.25%) Behat
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (36.23%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) JSP
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) SDLC
3 24 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 22 (31.88%) Software Delivery
5 21 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
5 21 (30.43%) Integration Testing
6 19 (27.54%) System Testing
7 18 (26.09%) Compatibility Testing
8 16 (23.19%) Test Strategy
9 10 (14.49%) Automation Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Project Management
10 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.14%) TDD
12 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.14%) BDD
12 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.70%) Test Management
13 6 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 24 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) C++
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
5 6 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) HP
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