The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 175 162 154
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 33 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 15
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £43,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4656 3309 3296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.04% 94.09% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3703 2559 2723
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -12 28 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (40.43%) ISEB
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Selenium
3 17 (36.17%) Waterfall
4 14 (29.79%) QA
5 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
7 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) Subversion
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.15%) System Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
8 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
8 9 (19.15%) Capybara
8 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.02%) Test Management
10 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.77%) SQL
11 6 (12.77%) SOAP
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Testing
11 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
12 5 (10.64%) BDD
12 5 (10.64%) Open Source
12 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
12 5 (10.64%) NeoLoad

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Selenium
2 9 (19.15%) Subversion
2 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
2 9 (19.15%) Capybara
2 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.64%) NeoLoad
4 5 (10.64%) JMeter
4 5 (10.64%) WebLOAD
5 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Waterfall
3 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.15%) System Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Test Management
7 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.77%) Agile Testing
9 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.64%) TDD
10 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
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