The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 177 157 178
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 11 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 1.24% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.29% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 34
Median salary £53,750 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £31,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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
3484 4278 4862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.95% 96.68% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3035 3595 3988
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 11 £53,750 +34.37% 4
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 22 (38.60%) Automation Testing
4 21 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 21 (36.84%) Selenium
4 21 (36.84%) ISEB
5 19 (33.33%) Coaching
5 19 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 17 (29.82%) ISTQB
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
10 13 (22.81%) SoapUI
11 12 (21.05%) Process Improvement
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.05%) SDLC
12 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) .NET
13 10 (17.54%) Scrum
13 10 (17.54%) Java
13 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (17.54%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (15.79%) C#
15 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
15 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
15 8 (14.04%) Python
15 8 (14.04%) Performance Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) SoapUI
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
5 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.77%) Robot Framework
6 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.51%) JIRA
9 2 (3.51%) JMeter
10 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.75%) tSQLt
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
3 5 (8.77%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.26%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) WSDL
5 2 (3.51%) XSD
6 1 (1.75%) Behat
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 22 (38.60%) Automation Testing
4 21 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 19 (33.33%) Coaching
5 19 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Process Improvement
8 12 (21.05%) SDLC
9 10 (17.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
12 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) ISEB
2 17 (29.82%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Capita
3 1 (1.75%) HP
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