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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 211 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 4 £52,500 -
Lead Tester
South East

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft