The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 84 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.26%
QA Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
811 761 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.78% 98.96% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 617 686 462
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Dorset

QA Leader
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Bournemouth - 2 - -
QA Leader
South West

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) XML Messaging
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
3 5 (55.56%) JMS
3 5 (55.56%) Investment Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (55.56%) SWIFT
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) nmon
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (33.33%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) OLTP
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
1 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
1 5 (55.56%) YourKit
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) JMS
2 5 (55.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) SWIFT
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (55.56%) nmon
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Dynatrace
3 3 (33.33%) Green Hat
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) webMethods