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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 184 165 161
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 18
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £43,500 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
4737 3447 3646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 94.31% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3720 2708 3030
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 -19 17 £42,250 +5.62% 3
Halifax -7 1 £31,500 -27.58%
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (44.44%) ISEB
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) QA
4 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
5 13 (28.89%) Selenium
5 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
7 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.00%) Subversion
8 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.00%) System Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (20.00%) Capybara
8 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.78%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
11 6 (13.33%) Software Architecture
11 6 (13.33%) WebLOAD
11 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.33%) JMeter
11 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
11 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 6 (13.33%) NeoLoad
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Engineering

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Subversion
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.00%) Capybara
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) NeoLoad
3 6 (13.33%) JMeter
3 6 (13.33%) WebLOAD
4 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.00%) System Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
5 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Software Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Test Management
9 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.44%) C
2 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) ISEB
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Test People
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago