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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 184 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 27 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 2
Average salary £43,500 £41,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £32,200 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
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
5029 4038 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.76% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4029 3224 3132
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -11 25 £44,750 +11.87% 3
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) QA
3 19 (39.58%) ISEB
4 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Regression Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Management
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.75%) Line Management
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (14.58%) System Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Selenium
11 6 (12.50%) Project Management
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.42%) JMeter
12 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
12 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.42%) WebLOAD
12 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (20.83%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Selenium
2 5 (10.42%) WebLOAD
2 5 (10.42%) JMeter
2 5 (10.42%) NeoLoad
3 4 (8.33%) NUnit
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) Capybara
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Regression Testing
2 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Test Management
3 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Line Management
6 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.58%) System Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISEB
2 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41000.00 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
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