The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 197 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.028% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.030% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £54,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +7.59%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 3315 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.08% 93.94% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 2565 2743
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Tester
Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014. 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 - 9 £54,000 -
Lead Tester
Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) Test Management
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Management
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle