The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Tester
Rank 146 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.039% - 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% - 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
Lead Tester
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
2369 2335 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.57% 92.95% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1847 1631
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Lead Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lead Tester
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Lead Tester Salary Trend in Reading

Lead Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Lead Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Lead Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware