The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 188 182 226
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 57 76 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.13% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.16% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 30
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,534
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
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
5687 6561 7052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.43% 97.85% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4732 5301 5677
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,870 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 51 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North Yorkshire +3 3 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South Yorkshire +26 2 £38,750 -6.62%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 76 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) Finance
3 46 (36.22%) ISEB
3 46 (36.22%) Integration Testing
4 37 (29.13%) SDLC
5 35 (27.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (26.77%) Regression Testing
7 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
8 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
9 30 (23.62%) Selenium
10 28 (22.05%) Functional Testing
11 25 (19.69%) Test Scripting
12 24 (18.90%) ISTQB
13 23 (18.11%) Waterfall
13 23 (18.11%) QA
13 23 (18.11%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (17.32%) Test Management
14 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.17%) Software Testing
16 18 (14.17%) Coaching
17 17 (13.39%) Non-Functional Testing
17 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
18 16 (12.60%) Scrum
18 16 (12.60%) Service Management
18 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (12.60%) SQL
18 16 (12.60%) .NET
18 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
19 15 (11.81%) Process Improvement

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) MTS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Selenium
2 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.72%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.36%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.36%) SilkTest
5 3 (2.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.57%) Hudson
6 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.57%) Toad
6 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Appium
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 60 (47.24%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Retail
3 5 (3.94%) Games
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.15%) XML
4 2 (1.57%) HTML
4 2 (1.57%) JSON
4 2 (1.57%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Unix
2 2 (1.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.22%) Integration Testing
3 37 (29.13%) SDLC
4 35 (27.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (26.77%) Regression Testing
6 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
7 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
8 28 (22.05%) Functional Testing
9 25 (19.69%) Test Scripting
10 23 (18.11%) System Integration Testing
10 23 (18.11%) Waterfall
11 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (17.32%) Test Management
12 18 (14.17%) Coaching
12 18 (14.17%) Software Testing
13 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
13 17 (13.39%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (12.60%) Scrum
14 16 (12.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) SQL
2 10 (7.87%) Java
3 6 (4.72%) C#
3 6 (4.72%) Ruby
4 5 (3.94%) PHP
4 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.15%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) C++
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (36.22%) ISEB
2 24 (18.90%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle
2 1 (0.79%) HP
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