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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 223 227 213
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 37 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 10
Average salary £41,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
6827 5947 5940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5654 4674 4982
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +10 23 £42,500 +15.64% 2
North Yorkshire - 12 £38,250 -
South Yorkshire -18 2 £41,000 -13.68%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Finance
3 20 (31.75%) ISTQB
4 19 (30.16%) QA
5 18 (28.57%) Line Management
6 16 (25.40%) ISEB
6 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Manual Testing
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 11 (17.46%) Test Management
9 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Degree
10 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
11 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
12 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.70%) JIRA
12 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (11.11%) .NET
13 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.11%) Banking
13 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.11%) BDD
13 7 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) NUnit
3 5 (7.94%) WebLOAD
3 5 (7.94%) FitNesse
3 5 (7.94%) JMeter
3 5 (7.94%) NeoLoad
4 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Capybara
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Line Management
3 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
4 15 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.46%) Test Management
6 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
7 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
7 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 3 (4.76%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.40%) ISEB
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
4 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) SAP
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