The median annual salary for a Test Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Test Lead
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 127 127
Rank change year-on-year +21 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.077% 0.11% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Leader 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Test Leader in Reading

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Reading region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) UI Automator
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Sahi
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Sahi
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) UI Automator
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle