The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader 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 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 142 193 153
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 54 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.21% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 13
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,340 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.66%
Test Leader
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
4323 4798 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 96.97% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3415 3948 2821
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Leader
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 Test Leader within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +36 41 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bradford - 12 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 60 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) ISEB
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 23 (28.40%) Java
4 23 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (28.40%) Retail
5 22 (27.16%) Regression Testing
6 21 (25.93%) C#
7 20 (24.69%) Integration Testing
8 17 (20.99%) System Testing
9 16 (19.75%) Compatibility Testing
9 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
10 15 (18.52%) Software Delivery
10 15 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (18.52%) UNIX
11 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
12 13 (16.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (14.81%) Finance
14 11 (13.58%) Project Planning
15 10 (12.35%) Banking
15 10 (12.35%) Selenium
16 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
16 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
16 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
16 9 (11.11%) QA
16 9 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (9.88%) JIRA
17 8 (9.88%) FitNesse
18 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
18 7 (8.64%) TDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (12.35%) Selenium
2 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 8 (9.88%) FitNesse
3 5 (6.17%) Behat
3 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.70%) NUnit
4 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (28.40%) Retail
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 10 (12.35%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (27.16%) Regression Testing
4 20 (24.69%) Integration Testing
5 17 (20.99%) System Testing
6 16 (19.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.52%) Software Delivery
8 14 (17.28%) Test Strategy
9 13 (16.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Project Planning
11 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.64%) TDD
12 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.64%) BDD
12 7 (8.64%) Automation Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) Java
3 21 (25.93%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) C++
4 6 (7.41%) PHP
4 6 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) ISEB
2 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) HP
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