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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 164 188 165
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 41 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 9
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +2.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
4490 4703 3394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.76% 96.47% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3602 3667 2672
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +27 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bradford - 6 £40,000 -
Bingley - 2 - -
Halifax +7 1 £42,500 +34.92%
Huddersfield - 1 £31,000 -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.54%) ISEB
3 37 (36.63%) SQL
4 33 (32.67%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (25.74%) SDLC
6 25 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (23.76%) Java
7 24 (23.76%) Software Delivery
8 22 (21.78%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (21.78%) Retail
8 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (21.78%) System Testing
9 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
9 21 (20.79%) C#
9 21 (20.79%) Regression Testing
10 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
10 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
11 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
11 16 (15.84%) Project Planning
11 16 (15.84%) .NET
12 15 (14.85%) UNIX
12 15 (14.85%) Compatibility Testing
13 14 (13.86%) Automation Testing
14 13 (12.87%) Oracle
15 10 (9.90%) Finance
16 9 (8.91%) Project Management
17 8 (7.92%) Test Management
18 7 (6.93%) Software Testing
18 7 (6.93%) Oracle APEX
18 7 (6.93%) Selenium

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (6.93%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (6.93%) Selenium
2 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.95%) Behat
3 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.78%) Retail
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.98%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) LAMP
4 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.99%) User Experience
3 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) System Integration Testing
3 26 (25.74%) SDLC
4 25 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (23.76%) Software Delivery
6 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (21.78%) System Testing
7 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
7 21 (20.79%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
9 16 (15.84%) Project Planning
10 15 (14.85%) Compatibility Testing
11 14 (13.86%) Automation Testing
12 9 (8.91%) Project Management
13 8 (7.92%) Test Management
14 7 (6.93%) Software Testing
15 6 (5.94%) Scrum
15 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) Java
3 21 (20.79%) C#
4 7 (6.93%) C++
4 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.94%) Ruby
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (45.54%) ISEB
2 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle
2 1 (0.99%) Unisys
2 1 (0.99%) HP
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