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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 185 175 214
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 44 68 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 52
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
5203 6124 7269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.64% 97.70% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 5028 5927
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +17 42 £42,000 +5.00%
South Yorkshire -5 2 £42,500 +8.28%
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 34 (39.08%) Automation Testing
4 31 (35.63%) Mentoring
4 31 (35.63%) Coaching
5 30 (34.48%) Test Planning
6 28 (32.18%) ISEB
7 23 (26.44%) Process Improvement
7 23 (26.44%) ISTQB
8 22 (25.29%) Software Testing
8 22 (25.29%) Selenium
8 22 (25.29%) Finance
8 22 (25.29%) Java
9 21 (24.14%) Python
10 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
10 20 (22.99%) SoapUI
11 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.54%) SDLC
12 16 (18.39%) C#
12 16 (18.39%) Functional Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (14.94%) Manual Testing
15 12 (13.79%) SQL
15 12 (13.79%) .NET
15 12 (13.79%) Degree
16 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
16 11 (12.64%) Test Strategy
16 11 (12.64%) Web Services

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 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Selenium
2 20 (22.99%) SoapUI
3 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.49%) LoadRunner
5 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.34%) Robot Framework
6 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.60%) JIRA
9 2 (2.30%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.30%) JMeter
9 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) Web Services
3 8 (9.20%) REST
4 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.30%) Behat
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) CSS
7 1 (1.15%) SOAP
7 1 (1.15%) WPF
7 1 (1.15%) WSDL
7 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Android
1 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 34 (39.08%) Automation Testing
4 31 (35.63%) Coaching
4 31 (35.63%) Mentoring
5 30 (34.48%) Test Planning
6 23 (26.44%) Process Improvement
7 22 (25.29%) Software Testing
8 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
9 17 (19.54%) SDLC
9 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (18.39%) Functional Testing
11 15 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (14.94%) Manual Testing
12 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
13 11 (12.64%) Scrum
13 11 (12.64%) Test Strategy
14 10 (11.49%) Performance Testing
15 9 (10.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) Java
2 21 (24.14%) Python
3 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) C#
5 12 (13.79%) SQL
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) ISEB
2 23 (26.44%) ISTQB
3 12 (13.79%) Degree
4 10 (11.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Capita
3 2 (2.30%) HP