The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 208 202 220
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.55% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 1
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Test Leader
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
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
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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 -9 10 £51,250 +20.58%
Wokingham - 2 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £65,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 28 (65.12%) QA
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
4 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (39.53%) Finance
6 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (39.53%) ISEB
6 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (37.21%) Degree
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
7 16 (37.21%) Scrum
8 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
8 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
9 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
10 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
10 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
11 10 (23.26%) Selenium
11 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
11 10 (23.26%) HP
11 10 (23.26%) Web Services
11 10 (23.26%) Defect Management
12 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (20.93%) Test Management
12 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
13 8 (18.60%) Java
13 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
14 7 (16.28%) SAP
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 7 (16.28%) Data Protection

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Leader 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.65%) 4G
2 2 (4.65%) DAB
2 2 (4.65%) GPRS
2 2 (4.65%) GSM
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) IPv6
2 2 (4.65%) UMTS
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) MPLS
3 1 (2.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
3 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
4 10 (23.26%) Selenium
5 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
6 5 (11.63%) JMeter
7 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.30%) JBehave
7 4 (9.30%) Ranorex
7 4 (9.30%) RSpec
7 4 (9.30%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) JIRA
8 2 (4.65%) NUnit
9 1 (2.33%) Ant
9 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.33%) Maven
9 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Games
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Ajax
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Defect Management
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Test Management
6 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
7 7 (16.28%) Requirements Management
8 6 (13.95%) Change Management
8 6 (13.95%) Demand Management
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.63%) Logistics
10 4 (9.30%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) OOP
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
2 17 (39.53%) ISEB
3 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Cramer
6 1 (2.33%) Infovista
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
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