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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 198 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 28 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 8
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,750 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +12.26%
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
5110 5317 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.79% 93.20% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 3850 3925
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +26 25 £47,500 -32.14% 5
Maidenhead - 2 £51,250 - 1
Newbury +7 1 - - 1
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (60.00%) QA
2 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) ISEB
4 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (32.00%) Degree
6 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
7 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
9 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.00%) HTTPS
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
13 7 (14.00%) Test Management
13 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (14.00%) HP
14 6 (12.00%) C
14 6 (12.00%) C#
14 6 (12.00%) Java

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (10.00%) MPLS
2 5 (10.00%) SDH
2 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) RTCP
3 1 (2.00%) RTP
3 1 (2.00%) H.323
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.00%) GGSN
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) TestDirector
3 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) Xbox
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
3 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.00%) Test Management
6 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
10 2 (4.00%) ETL
10 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C
2 6 (12.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (38.00%) ISEB
3 16 (32.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.00%) Netcool
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Remedy
3 5 (10.00%) Infovista
3 5 (10.00%) Cramer
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Empirix
6 1 (2.00%) FatWire
6 1 (2.00%) Mitel
6 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.00%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago