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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 177 222 202
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 69 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 20 7
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,340 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +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
6552 6951 5118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.10% 96.17% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5381 5528 4021
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 2 July 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 July 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
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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 +38 56 £45,000 -14.28% 2
South Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.90%) ISEB
3 35 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
4 33 (27.73%) SQL
5 31 (26.05%) SDLC
6 30 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (23.53%) Retail
8 27 (22.69%) Java
9 26 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (21.01%) Regression Testing
11 24 (20.17%) C#
12 23 (19.33%) Integration Testing
12 23 (19.33%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (17.65%) Test Planning
13 21 (17.65%) Software Delivery
14 19 (15.97%) System Testing
15 18 (15.13%) Test Strategy
15 18 (15.13%) UNIX
15 18 (15.13%) Compatibility Testing
15 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
16 16 (13.45%) Finance
16 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
16 16 (13.45%) Manual Testing
17 14 (11.76%) Project Planning
18 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
19 11 (9.24%) Automation Testing
20 10 (8.40%) Selenium
21 9 (7.56%) Project Management
21 9 (7.56%) Legal
21 9 (7.56%) Windows

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (0.84%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Selenium
2 5 (4.20%) FitNesse
2 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.20%) Behat
3 4 (3.36%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (23.53%) Retail
2 16 (13.45%) Finance
3 9 (7.56%) Legal
4 8 (6.72%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Web Services
2 8 (6.72%) SOAP
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 7 (5.88%) XML
3 7 (5.88%) XSD
3 7 (5.88%) WSDL
4 3 (2.52%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.84%) JSP
5 1 (0.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.84%) User Experience
3 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) UNIX
2 9 (7.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
3 31 (26.05%) SDLC
4 30 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (21.01%) Regression Testing
7 23 (19.33%) Integration Testing
8 21 (17.65%) Test Planning
8 21 (17.65%) Software Delivery
9 19 (15.97%) System Testing
10 18 (15.13%) Compatibility Testing
10 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
10 18 (15.13%) Test Strategy
11 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.45%) Manual Testing
12 14 (11.76%) Project Planning
13 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.24%) Automation Testing
15 9 (7.56%) Project Management
16 8 (6.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Java
3 24 (20.17%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) C++
4 6 (5.04%) Ruby
4 6 (5.04%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) ISEB
2 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle
2 1 (0.84%) HP
2 1 (0.84%) Capita
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