The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester 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
Lead Tester
Rank 193 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.047% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.049% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
Lead Tester
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4636 4049 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.39% 95.14% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3818 3176 3244
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £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%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
Lead Tester
Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree