The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 274 226 269
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.025% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.19% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
QA Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7427 6823 8795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.65% 96.29% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6093 5621 7587
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Leader
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -13 1 - -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) CMMI
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) CMMI
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft