The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 126 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.058% 0.94% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.98% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Median salary £62,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.04% +3.52%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,908
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.36%
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
1650 2238 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.21% 95.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1620 1608
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (25.00%) API Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (25.00%) RSpec
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft