The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank - - 224
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.68%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5324 4991 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 93.76% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3859 3921 5004
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Tester
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) Riak
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (40.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) TestNG
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Document Management
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) User Stories
1 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA