The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 218 222 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Lead Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Tester in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Berkshire

Lead Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Lead Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -2 6 £45,000 - 1
Lead Tester
South East

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Tester 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 Lead Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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