The median annual salary for a Lead Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 190 214
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 4 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.23% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.57% -15.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3465 3797 4540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.55% 98.11% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 3223 3634
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Lead Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Tester in West Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Lead Tester in West Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Tester in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Tester in West Yorkshire

Lead Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 4 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Lead Tester
Yorkshire

Lead Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Lead Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB

Lead Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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