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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 236 212 216
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 22 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 14
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
7145 5340 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.58% 95.26% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5720 4266 4704
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -28 18 £44,500 +3.48% 3
North Yorkshire -11 4 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 21 (37.50%) Finance
4 20 (35.71%) ISEB
5 17 (30.36%) QA
6 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
7 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Integration Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Test Management
9 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Line Management
10 10 (17.86%) NeoLoad
10 10 (17.86%) Performance Engineering
10 10 (17.86%) JMeter
10 10 (17.86%) Quality Management
10 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
10 10 (17.86%) Selenium
10 10 (17.86%) WebLOAD
10 10 (17.86%) Open Source
10 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
10 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
11 9 (16.07%) Degree
11 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.29%) Subversion
12 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.29%) Capybara
12 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.29%) Cucumber

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) NeoLoad
1 10 (17.86%) JMeter
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
1 10 (17.86%) WebLOAD
2 8 (14.29%) Subversion
2 8 (14.29%) Capybara
2 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Open Source
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Integration Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Test Management
4 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Line Management
5 10 (17.86%) Performance Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Quality Management
5 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 8 (14.29%) System Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
2 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 20 (35.71%) ISEB
3 9 (16.07%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago