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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 209 218 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 21 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.074% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.079% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 9
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 11 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 - 1
Slough -2 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (56.67%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (50.00%) QA
3 14 (46.67%) ISEB
4 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) Test Management
5 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) Degree
7 9 (30.00%) TestDirector
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) vSphere
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) Fujitsu
9 6 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (20.00%) C
9 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.00%) SharePoint

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (16.67%) MPLS
2 5 (16.67%) SDH
3 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) SMS
4 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) RTCP
4 1 (3.33%) RTP
4 1 (3.33%) H.323
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) GGSN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) TestDirector
2 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (10.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Test Management
2 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.67%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) V-Model
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.00%) C
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (46.67%) ISEB
3 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) vSphere
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Fujitsu
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cramer
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Remedy
2 5 (16.67%) Infovista
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Empirix
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Mitel
3 1 (3.33%) Panasonic
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Highly Attractive Package
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