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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 149 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 57 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.67% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,340 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
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
4468 4757 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.65% 96.92% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3563 3808 2591
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +24 40 £50,000 -
Bradford - 13 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £31,000 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) ISEB
3 35 (37.23%) System Integration Testing
4 32 (34.04%) SQL
5 31 (32.98%) SDLC
6 28 (29.79%) Retail
7 27 (28.72%) Java
7 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (25.53%) Regression Testing
8 24 (25.53%) C#
9 22 (23.40%) Integration Testing
9 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
9 22 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (20.21%) System Testing
11 18 (19.15%) Compatibility Testing
11 18 (19.15%) UNIX
12 17 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (18.09%) Test Strategy
13 14 (14.89%) Project Planning
14 13 (13.83%) Finance
15 10 (10.64%) Automation Testing
15 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
16 9 (9.57%) Project Management
16 9 (9.57%) Selenium
17 8 (8.51%) Banking
17 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
18 7 (7.45%) BDD
18 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
18 7 (7.45%) Software Testing
18 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Selenium
2 5 (5.32%) FitNesse
2 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.32%) Behat
3 4 (4.26%) JIRA
4 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (29.79%) Retail
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) LAMP
3 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) System Integration Testing
3 31 (32.98%) SDLC
4 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (25.53%) Regression Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Integration Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
7 19 (20.21%) System Testing
8 18 (19.15%) Compatibility Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Test Strategy
9 17 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (14.89%) Project Planning
11 10 (10.64%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.57%) Project Management
13 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.45%) BDD
14 7 (7.45%) TDD
14 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 27 (28.72%) Java
3 24 (25.53%) C#
4 7 (7.45%) C++
5 6 (6.38%) Ruby
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle
2 1 (1.06%) HP
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
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