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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 200 235 207
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 46 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 10
Average salary £43,250 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +2.29%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.29%
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
6526 7022 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.04% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5361 5536 4008
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +30 42 £42,500 -4.49% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 56 (49.12%) ISEB
2 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (34.21%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) System Integration Testing
5 28 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (22.81%) SDLC
7 24 (21.05%) Software Delivery
8 23 (20.18%) System Testing
8 23 (20.18%) Java
9 22 (19.30%) Retail
10 21 (18.42%) ISTQB
10 21 (18.42%) Regression Testing
10 21 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (17.54%) Integration Testing
11 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
11 20 (17.54%) C#
12 18 (15.79%) .NET
13 17 (14.91%) Test Strategy
14 16 (14.04%) Automation Testing
15 15 (13.16%) Oracle
15 15 (13.16%) Project Planning
16 14 (12.28%) Compatibility Testing
16 14 (12.28%) UNIX
16 14 (12.28%) Finance
17 11 (9.65%) Test Planning
17 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
17 11 (9.65%) Manual Testing
18 9 (7.89%) Project Management
19 8 (7.02%) Oracle Forms

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (6.14%) Selenium
3 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.39%) Behat
4 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 22 (19.30%) Retail
2 14 (12.28%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) LAMP
4 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
3 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) UNIX
2 6 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.19%) System Integration Testing
3 28 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (22.81%) SDLC
5 24 (21.05%) Software Delivery
6 23 (20.18%) System Testing
7 21 (18.42%) Regression Testing
8 20 (17.54%) Integration Testing
8 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.91%) Test Strategy
10 16 (14.04%) Automation Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Project Planning
12 14 (12.28%) Compatibility Testing
13 11 (9.65%) Manual Testing
13 11 (9.65%) Test Planning
13 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.89%) Project Management
15 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
15 8 (7.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) SQL
2 23 (20.18%) Java
3 20 (17.54%) C#
4 8 (7.02%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.14%) C++
6 6 (5.26%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) Ruby
7 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (49.12%) ISEB
2 21 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.39%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Oracle
2 1 (0.88%) Unisys
2 1 (0.88%) HP
2 1 (0.88%) Capita
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