The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 172 222 212
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 23 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 13
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
3898 5794 5555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.10% 95.99% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 4730 3802
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 22 £55,000 +2.32%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) SAP
2 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Open Source
4 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
6 6 (19.35%) JMeter
7 5 (16.13%) Ariba
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (9.68%) SAP CO
8 3 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (9.68%) SAP SD
8 3 (9.68%) SAP FI
8 3 (9.68%) SAP MM
8 3 (9.68%) SAP PP
8 3 (9.68%) SAP PS
8 3 (9.68%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.45%) Java

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.68%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (9.68%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (9.68%) SAP MM
1 3 (9.68%) SAP PP
1 3 (9.68%) SAP PS
1 3 (9.68%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 2G
1 1 (3.23%) 3G
1 1 (3.23%) 4G
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (3.23%) CTI
1 1 (3.23%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (3.23%) GSM
1 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.23%) ISUP
1 1 (3.23%) LTE
1 1 (3.23%) SCCP
1 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (3.23%) SS7
1 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
1 1 (3.23%) UMTS
1 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) JMeter
2 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
4 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Ariba
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Dynatrace