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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 145 188 156
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 50 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.07% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.35% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,034 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
4557 4817 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.18% 96.55% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3933 2915
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 £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +31 39 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Bradford - 10 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Leader
Yorkshire

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) ISEB
3 26 (33.77%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) Retail
5 21 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 20 (25.97%) Mentoring
7 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (24.68%) Java
7 19 (24.68%) Integration Testing
8 17 (22.08%) C#
9 16 (20.78%) System Testing
10 15 (19.48%) Compatibility Testing
11 14 (18.18%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) QA
12 13 (16.88%) Software Delivery
12 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (15.58%) Banking
13 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
13 12 (15.58%) UNIX
14 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
14 11 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 10 (12.99%) Selenium
15 10 (12.99%) FitNesse
15 10 (12.99%) JIRA
16 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
16 9 (11.69%) Test Planning
17 7 (9.09%) BDD

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (12.99%) JIRA
1 10 (12.99%) Selenium
1 10 (12.99%) FitNesse
2 5 (6.49%) JUnit
2 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.49%) Behat
2 5 (6.49%) NUnit
3 3 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (29.87%) Retail
2 14 (18.18%) Finance
3 12 (15.58%) Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.90%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.30%) JSP
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.30%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 20 (25.97%) Mentoring
4 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (24.68%) Integration Testing
5 16 (20.78%) System Testing
6 15 (19.48%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (16.88%) Software Delivery
8 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 11 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
10 9 (11.69%) Test Planning
11 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 7 (9.09%) TDD
11 7 (9.09%) BDD
11 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) Java
3 17 (22.08%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) C++
4 5 (6.49%) Ruby
4 5 (6.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) ISEB
2 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) SAP
2 1 (1.30%) HP
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