The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Test Lead
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 203 179
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 40 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.72% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.74% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 75
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £40,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5223 5441 6688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.72% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4611 5500
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader 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 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Leader in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Leader in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Leader in Yorkshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire -5 16 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North Yorkshire +3 4 £49,500 -11.60%
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Test Leader
England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Test Leader 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 34 (79.07%) Test Automation
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (37.21%) QA
5 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
5 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 14 (32.56%) Scrum
6 14 (32.56%) Selenium
6 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
7 13 (30.23%) ISEB
8 12 (27.91%) C#
9 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
9 10 (23.26%) Test Management
9 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
10 9 (20.93%) SDLC
11 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
11 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
12 7 (16.28%) System Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Line Management
13 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
14 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
14 5 (11.63%) Security Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
1 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
3 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.65%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.65%) tSQLt
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) WSDL
3 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Test Automation
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
4 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Test Management
5 9 (20.93%) SDLC
5 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
5 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
7 7 (16.28%) System Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Line Management
8 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.63%) BDD
9 5 (11.63%) People Management
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
2 13 (30.23%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive Salary and additional benefits.
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