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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 186 180 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 24 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 1
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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
4667 4089 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3235 3273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 22 £44,500 +21.08% 1
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) QA
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
4 15 (30.61%) ISEB
5 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
6 11 (22.45%) Line Management
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Test Management
6 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.24%) Project Management
11 6 (12.24%) Test Planning

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) JUnit
1 6 (12.24%) NUnit
1 6 (12.24%) JIRA
2 5 (10.20%) WebLOAD
2 5 (10.20%) FitNesse
2 5 (10.20%) JMeter
2 5 (10.20%) NeoLoad
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) Capybara
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Test Management
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.45%) Line Management
4 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Test Planning
8 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.12%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
2 15 (30.61%) ISEB
3 10 (20.41%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Posted: 13 days ago