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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 210 192 212
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.67% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 18
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
4642 5237 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.27% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3854 3948
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(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
Wokingham - 6 £52,500 -
Maidenhead +2 1 £65,000 +26.82%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (62.50%) QA
3 12 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) NUnit
7 6 (25.00%) JIRA
7 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (25.00%) PMI
7 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 6 (25.00%) ISEB
7 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Logistics
9 4 (16.67%) Subversion
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Retail
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.33%) 4G
2 2 (8.33%) DAB
2 2 (8.33%) GPRS
2 2 (8.33%) GSM
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) IPv6
2 2 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) NUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (16.67%) JBehave
4 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 4 (16.67%) RSpec
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Ajax
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PMI
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Logistics
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) API Testing
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) HP