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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 186 200 233
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 68 67 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.98% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 15
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
6067 6853 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 98.07% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5675 4937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +22 54 £43,000 -4.44% 6
North Yorkshire +5 13 £50,000 +33.33%
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) ISEB
3 44 (30.34%) QA
4 43 (29.66%) Integration Testing
5 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
6 40 (27.59%) Non-Functional Testing
7 37 (25.52%) Waterfall
8 36 (24.83%) Test Management
8 36 (24.83%) ISTQB
9 32 (22.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (20.69%) SQL
11 28 (19.31%) Service Management
11 28 (19.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (18.62%) Software Testing
13 25 (17.24%) Test Planning
13 25 (17.24%) Finance
13 25 (17.24%) .NET
14 24 (16.55%) Mentoring
15 21 (14.48%) Oracle
15 21 (14.48%) Test Scripting
16 19 (13.10%) Selenium
17 18 (12.41%) System Testing
17 18 (12.41%) Functional Testing
18 14 (9.66%) Automation Testing
19 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
19 13 (8.97%) DSDM
19 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (8.28%) People Management
20 12 (8.28%) System Integration Testing
20 12 (8.28%) VB.NET

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Selenium
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.45%) JIRA
4 4 (2.76%) HP UFT
4 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.38%) SilkTest
5 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.38%) Toad
5 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.69%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) TestNG
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (3.45%) Law
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.24%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.38%) JSON
4 2 (1.38%) Web Services
4 2 (1.38%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) Behat
5 1 (0.69%) LAMP
5 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) RIA
4 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) Integration Testing
3 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
4 40 (27.59%) Non-Functional Testing
5 37 (25.52%) Waterfall
6 36 (24.83%) Test Management
7 32 (22.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (19.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (19.31%) Service Management
9 27 (18.62%) Software Testing
10 25 (17.24%) Test Planning
11 24 (16.55%) Mentoring
12 21 (14.48%) Test Scripting
13 18 (12.41%) Functional Testing
13 18 (12.41%) System Testing
14 14 (9.66%) Automation Testing
15 13 (8.97%) DSDM
16 12 (8.28%) People Management
16 12 (8.28%) System Integration Testing
17 11 (7.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.69%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
3 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.07%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (33.10%) ISEB
2 36 (24.83%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.28%) Degree
4 10 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (30.34%) QA
2 7 (4.83%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.48%) Oracle
2 3 (2.07%) HP
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.38%) Citrix
3 2 (1.38%) SAP
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Pega
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 16 days ago