The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 210 220 220
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 5 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £37,782
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +45.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.00%
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
4096 5111 5618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.79% 95.95% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3220 4083 3807
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, QA 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 QA Leader in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) PMI
7 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (12.50%) HND
7 2 (12.50%) NUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Logistics
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Ranorex

QA 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) AAT
3 2 (12.50%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) SAP