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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 210 215 208
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 5 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £44,000 £52,500 £42,641
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £37,782
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
4309 4782 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.72% 95.79% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3485 3639 3778
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 3 £62,500 +19.04%
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
3 13 (52.00%) SDLC
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) System Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Selenium
7 9 (36.00%) JIRA
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) NUnit
9 6 (24.00%) PMI
9 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Release Management
11 3 (12.00%) Java
12 2 (8.00%) ISEB
12 2 (8.00%) Local Government
12 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
12 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
12 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
12 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 2 (8.00%) Product Management
12 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
12 2 (8.00%) Line Management
12 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy

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 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (52.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) System Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Product Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) SAP