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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 155 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 54 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.76% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.78% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 5
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
4235 4626 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.45% 97.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3802 3254
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +4 42 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bradford - 9 £43,000 - 2
Huddersfield - 2 £45,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £37,500 -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (35.83%) ISEB
3 42 (35.00%) QA
3 42 (35.00%) Integration Testing
4 40 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 39 (32.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 37 (30.83%) Waterfall
7 33 (27.50%) Test Management
8 31 (25.83%) ISTQB
9 28 (23.33%) SQL
9 28 (23.33%) Service Management
9 28 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (20.83%) .NET
11 24 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 23 (19.17%) Finance
13 21 (17.50%) Oracle
13 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
14 19 (15.83%) Test Scripting
15 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (15.00%) Test Planning
16 17 (14.17%) System Testing
17 16 (13.33%) Functional Testing
18 14 (11.67%) Automation Testing
19 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.83%) DSDM
20 12 (10.00%) VB.NET
20 12 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
20 12 (10.00%) People Management
20 12 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
21 11 (9.17%) Marketing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.17%) Selenium
3 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.67%) SilkTest
4 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.67%) Toad
4 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) JMeter
5 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Marketing
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.67%) JSON
3 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) Behat
4 1 (0.83%) LAMP
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) RIA
4 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.00%) Integration Testing
3 40 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 39 (32.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 37 (30.83%) Waterfall
6 33 (27.50%) Test Management
7 28 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (23.33%) Service Management
8 24 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
10 19 (15.83%) Test Scripting
11 18 (15.00%) Test Planning
11 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (14.17%) System Testing
13 16 (13.33%) Functional Testing
14 14 (11.67%) Automation Testing
15 13 (10.83%) DSDM
16 12 (10.00%) People Management
17 11 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
18 10 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) ISEB
2 31 (25.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.67%) Degree
5 7 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (35.00%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Oracle
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) HP
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 18 days ago