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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 205 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -1.11%
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
4667 4089 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3235 3273
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) QA

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle