The median annual salary for a Test Leader was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
South East / Berkshire
Rank 182 212 187
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.060% 0.14% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.15% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 27
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% +1.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader in Berkshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Leader in Berkshire

Test Leader
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 2 £52,500 +2.43%
Test Leader
South East

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) SAP
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Release Management
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) JMeter
6 5 (17.86%) Ariba
6 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
7 3 (10.71%) QA
7 3 (10.71%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (10.71%) SAP CO
7 3 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (10.71%) SAP SD
7 3 (10.71%) SAP FI
7 3 (10.71%) SAP MM
7 3 (10.71%) SAP PP
7 3 (10.71%) SAP PS
8 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (10.71%) SAP CO
1 3 (10.71%) SAP FI
1 3 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (10.71%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (10.71%) SAP MM
1 3 (10.71%) SAP PP
1 3 (10.71%) SAP PS
1 3 (10.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) JMeter
2 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
3 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Release Management
4 8 (28.57%) Open Source
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Ariba
4 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace