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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 188 195 153
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 26 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.22% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.23% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
4873 4418 3823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.83% 95.34% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3937 3495 3142
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 £23,500 £24,500
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
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 3 March 2015. 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 +10 23 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Halifax - 3 - -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Finance
3 18 (33.96%) Mentoring
4 16 (30.19%) SQL
5 15 (28.30%) ISEB
5 15 (28.30%) Retail
5 15 (28.30%) QA
5 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
6 13 (24.53%) Banking
6 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
7 12 (22.64%) Manual Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Regression Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Line Management
9 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
9 10 (18.87%) FitNesse
9 10 (18.87%) JIRA
9 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Test Planning
11 8 (15.09%) Test Management
12 7 (13.21%) System Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
12 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
12 7 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Agile Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) FitNesse
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
2 6 (11.32%) NUnit
2 6 (11.32%) JUnit
3 5 (9.43%) Selenium
4 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.77%) JMeter
5 2 (3.77%) WebLOAD
5 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Retail
3 13 (24.53%) Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.66%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Mentoring
3 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
4 12 (22.64%) Manual Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Line Management
6 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Planning
8 8 (15.09%) Test Management
9 7 (13.21%) System Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
9 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago