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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 94 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 22 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.02% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 9
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1547 2343 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.38% 95.32% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1893 1593
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 December 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 12 (48.00%) SAP
1 12 (48.00%) HP
1 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (24.00%) JMeter
5 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (24.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (20.00%) Ariba
6 5 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (12.00%) SAP CO
7 3 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
7 3 (12.00%) SAP FI
7 3 (12.00%) SAP MM
7 3 (12.00%) SAP PP
7 3 (12.00%) SAP PS
7 3 (12.00%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (12.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (12.00%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (12.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (12.00%) SAP PP
1 3 (12.00%) SAP PS
1 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) JMeter
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Open Source
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (24.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) HP
1 12 (48.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Ariba
3 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace