The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 138 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.040% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.043% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
Lead Test Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst across the Reading region.

Lead Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Lead Test Analyst 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Lead Test Analyst 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft