The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 229 201 197
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 22 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 19
Average salary £49,750 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £43,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Leader
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
7015 5110 5641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.41% 94.37% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5552 4019 4639
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 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 -16 22 £49,750 +17.05% 3
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 20 (45.45%) ISEB
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) QA
4 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 13 (29.55%) Selenium
6 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.45%) Subversion
8 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.45%) System Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
8 9 (20.45%) Capybara
8 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
9 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Open Source
11 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
11 6 (13.64%) WebLOAD
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) JMeter
11 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
11 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 6 (13.64%) NeoLoad
11 6 (13.64%) Performance Engineering

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Selenium
2 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Capybara
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.64%) WebLOAD
3 6 (13.64%) JMeter
3 6 (13.64%) NeoLoad
4 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.45%) System Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) ISEB
2 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Test People
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago