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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 173 193 147
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 31 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.19% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.19% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 18
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,750 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +12.26%
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
4918 4649 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.56% 95.64% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 3762 3065
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 £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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 +23 24 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Bradford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Halifax - 3 - -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Retail
3 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
4 17 (30.91%) ISEB
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
5 15 (27.27%) QA
6 14 (25.45%) Banking
7 12 (21.82%) Integration Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
8 11 (20.00%) System Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (18.18%) JIRA
9 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 10 (18.18%) FitNesse
9 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (16.36%) Test Planning
11 8 (14.55%) UNIX
11 8 (14.55%) C#
11 8 (14.55%) Java
12 7 (12.73%) Retail Banking
12 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Line Management
13 6 (10.91%) People Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) FitNesse
1 10 (18.18%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
2 6 (10.91%) NUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (34.55%) Retail
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 14 (25.45%) Banking
4 7 (12.73%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Apache Flex
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
3 12 (21.82%) Integration Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
4 11 (20.00%) System Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.36%) Test Planning
6 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Line Management
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) C#
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) SAP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday