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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 201 218 203
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 9
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,000 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.29%
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
4847 5522 5113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.92% 92.79% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3848 3998
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -9 8 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
Newbury +8 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (61.54%) QA
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) ISEB
3 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
4 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
6 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
7 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) Test Management
10 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
10 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
10 8 (20.51%) Selenium
10 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) JIRA
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) HP
10 8 (20.51%) Scrum
10 8 (20.51%) Migration
11 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (15.38%) System Testing
11 6 (15.38%) SDLC
12 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) SDH
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) JMeter
4 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Xbox
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Handset
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Test Management
6 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) System Testing
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) ISEB
1 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Capita
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Infovista
6 1 (2.56%) Cramer
6 1 (2.56%) FatWire
6 1 (2.56%) hybris
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago