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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 125 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -
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
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (67.86%) QA
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
4 13 (46.43%) ISEB
5 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
8 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (25.00%) Selenium
10 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (21.43%) HP
12 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
12 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
13 4 (14.29%) Capita
14 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Test Management
14 3 (10.71%) BDD
14 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Xbox
14 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Xbox
4 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
2 13 (46.43%) ISEB
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Capita
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Cognos
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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