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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 270 233 228
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.066% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.035% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.91%
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
7298 5655 5886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.71% 95.88% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5960 4466 4902
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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
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 27 November 2014. 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 -18 4 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North Yorkshire -5 1 £31,500 -16.00%
Lead Tester
England

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) QA
1 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) Apache
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Behat
3 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) CEH
4 3 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
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