The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 129 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 12 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £52,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Test Leader
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Reading

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) TestDirector
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Test Management
5 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
5 10 (62.50%) ISEB
6 9 (56.25%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) Software Distribution
8 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
8 7 (43.75%) Retail
8 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
8 7 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Open Source
10 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
11 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 1 (6.25%) Degree
12 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
12 1 (6.25%) SQL
12 1 (6.25%) VBScript
12 1 (6.25%) VB

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) TestDirector
2 7 (43.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (25.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
2 8 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
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