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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 157 154 179
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 14 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 1.27% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.30% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 34
Median salary £42,000 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £33,100 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%

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
3419 4069 4421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.05% 97.27% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2965 3440 3637
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Wetherby - 3 £42,000 -
Bradford +5 1 £42,500 -1.16%
Test Leader
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
3 26 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 24 (36.92%) Coaching
5 23 (35.38%) Automation Testing
5 23 (35.38%) ISEB
6 22 (33.85%) Test Planning
7 20 (30.77%) Finance
7 20 (30.77%) Selenium
8 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
9 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
9 17 (26.15%) ISTQB
9 17 (26.15%) SDLC
10 16 (24.62%) Process Improvement
11 15 (23.08%) Java
11 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
11 15 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (23.08%) SoapUI
12 13 (20.00%) SQL
12 13 (20.00%) .NET
13 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (18.46%) Python
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
15 10 (15.38%) Scrum
15 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
15 10 (15.38%) LoadRunner
15 10 (15.38%) Degree
15 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (15.38%) 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 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Selenium
2 15 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 9 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (13.85%) Robot Framework
5 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.15%) JIRA
9 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.08%) JMeter
10 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) Web Services
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) Behat
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) WPF
6 1 (1.54%) WSDL
6 1 (1.54%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
3 26 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 24 (36.92%) Coaching
5 23 (35.38%) Automation Testing
6 22 (33.85%) Test Planning
7 19 (29.23%) Software Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
8 17 (26.15%) SDLC
9 16 (24.62%) Process Improvement
10 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
10 15 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Scrum
12 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Java
2 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Python
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.85%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) ISEB
2 17 (26.15%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) Degree
4 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Capita
4 1 (1.54%) HP
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