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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 223 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.17% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.18% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -1.11%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £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
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 24 December 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
(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 2 £40,000 -
Lead Tester
South East

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware