The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 142 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.083% 0.19% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Average salary £70,000 £39,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.48% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,908 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2251 2030 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 94.51% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1632 1939
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Leader
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Leader
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center