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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 210 243 188
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 45 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.18% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.19% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 19
Average salary £43,750 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +12.26%
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
7260 7016 5495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.57% 95.56% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5874 5521 4384
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +16 31 £45,000 +28.57% 5
North Yorkshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) ISEB
3 26 (31.33%) Software Testing
4 24 (28.92%) SQL
5 23 (27.71%) Manual Testing
5 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
6 22 (26.51%) Test Planning
7 20 (24.10%) Finance
8 19 (22.89%) Retail
9 15 (18.07%) QA
9 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (16.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (16.87%) Banking
11 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
11 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.46%) JIRA
11 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
11 12 (14.46%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (13.25%) Test Strategy
12 11 (13.25%) System Testing
12 11 (13.25%) Line Management
12 11 (13.25%) Compatibility Testing
12 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
13 10 (12.05%) FitNesse
13 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.84%) Software Delivery
14 9 (10.84%) Web Services
14 9 (10.84%) Java
15 8 (9.64%) UNIX
15 8 (9.64%) C#

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) JIRA
2 10 (12.05%) FitNesse
3 6 (7.23%) JUnit
3 6 (7.23%) NUnit
3 6 (7.23%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Retail
3 14 (16.87%) Banking
4 7 (8.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.61%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Web Services
2 7 (8.43%) XML
2 7 (8.43%) XSD
2 7 (8.43%) WSDL
2 7 (8.43%) SOAP
3 6 (7.23%) .NET
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) UNIX
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.33%) Software Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Manual Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
4 22 (26.51%) Test Planning
5 14 (16.87%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (13.25%) System Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.25%) Line Management
8 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.84%) Software Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing
10 8 (9.64%) BDD
11 6 (7.23%) Agile Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) Java
3 8 (9.64%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) ISEB
2 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.20%) SAP
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension, Sharesave
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 13.5% Pens, Hols, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago