The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 63 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.75% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 665 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 98.10% 96.94% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 524 555 730
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the South Yorkshire region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 4 £40,000 -1.23%
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Behat
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft