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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 129 165 131
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 41 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.66%
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
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (86.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) Java
4 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
5 21 (32.31%) C#
6 20 (30.77%) ISEB
6 20 (30.77%) Retail
7 19 (29.23%) Integration Testing
8 17 (26.15%) System Testing
9 16 (24.62%) Compatibility Testing
10 15 (23.08%) UNIX
10 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 15 (23.08%) Software Delivery
11 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (15.38%) Selenium
14 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
14 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
14 9 (13.85%) QA
14 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
14 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (12.31%) Finance
15 8 (12.31%) JIRA
15 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
16 7 (10.77%) TDD
16 7 (10.77%) BDD
16 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
17 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
17 6 (9.23%) Scrum

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (15.38%) Selenium
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
2 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.69%) Behat
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (30.77%) Retail
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) LAMP
2 1 (1.54%) JSP
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (86.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
3 19 (29.23%) Integration Testing
4 17 (26.15%) System Testing
5 16 (24.62%) Compatibility Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 15 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
10 7 (10.77%) TDD
10 7 (10.77%) BDD
10 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) Project Management
11 6 (9.23%) Kanban
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) C++
4 6 (9.23%) PHP
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) SAP
2 1 (1.54%) HP
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