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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 193 196 202
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 13
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +2 9 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Maidenhead - 6 £55,000 -
Newbury +13 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (58.70%) QA
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) ISEB
2 20 (43.48%) Finance
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
3 19 (41.30%) ISTQB
3 19 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
7 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.74%) Scrum
9 10 (21.74%) Selenium
9 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) HTTPS
11 7 (15.22%) Migration
11 7 (15.22%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
11 7 (15.22%) JIRA
12 6 (13.04%) Test Management
12 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (10.87%) Mentoring

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 10 (21.74%) Selenium
4 7 (15.22%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Xbox
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
2 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 10 (21.74%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
6 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Test Management
8 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) System Testing
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Web Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Workflow
10 3 (6.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) ISEB
2 19 (41.30%) ISTQB
3 11 (23.91%) Degree
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) Capita
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) FatWire
5 1 (2.17%) hybris
Reading, Berkshire
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