The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Tester
Rank 245 257 250
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.098% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.099% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Lead Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
West Yorkshire -3 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South Yorkshire +14 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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