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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 234 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 36 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 9
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £47,750 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
7315 5680 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 95.88% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5936 4499 4630
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 £53,500 £52,500 £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 21 November 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 21 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
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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 -15 27 £43,500 +8.75% 3
North Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Finance
3 20 (34.48%) ISEB
4 19 (32.76%) ISTQB
4 19 (32.76%) QA
5 15 (25.86%) Line Management
6 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
7 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.97%) Test Management
9 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (15.52%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) BDD
13 7 (12.07%) WebLOAD
13 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
13 7 (12.07%) Open Source
13 7 (12.07%) Software Architecture
13 7 (12.07%) NeoLoad
13 7 (12.07%) Performance Engineering
13 7 (12.07%) JMeter
13 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.07%) Quality Management
13 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.07%) System Testing
14 6 (10.34%) Selenium

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) WebLOAD
1 7 (12.07%) NeoLoad
1 7 (12.07%) JMeter
2 6 (10.34%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Capybara
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) NUnit
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Line Management
3 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
4 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
5 12 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Test Management
6 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.79%) BDD
9 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) Software Architecture
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) Quality Management
9 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
9 7 (12.07%) System Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
2 3 (5.17%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) ISEB
2 19 (32.76%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago