The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 219 208 219
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.056% 0.21% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.22% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
QA Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5342 5021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.26% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 3896 3946
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +6 1 £55,000 +12.82%
Maidenhead +2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Hungerford - 1 £44,000 -
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Leader in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) System Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft