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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 215 217 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 11 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.035% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.038% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 20
Average salary £37,782 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.43% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
5462 5257 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.33% 93.16% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4136 4455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough - 8 £37,782 -
Reading +2 3 £25,500 -49.00%
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 19 (76.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (40.00%) Code Coverage
5 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) Apache
7 5 (20.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) C
7 5 (20.00%) SaaS
7 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (20.00%) TestNG
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) HTTP
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Marketing
10 2 (8.00%) MS Office
11 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Code Coverage
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) PowerHouse
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com