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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Tester
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Tester 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2247 2174 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.36% 92.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1637 1586
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Tester across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Lead Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Lead Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Lead Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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