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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 263 219 276
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 3 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 13
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

QA Leader Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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
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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
Bedfordshire -18 2 £75,000 +87.50%
Hertfordshire -20 2 £75,000 +66.66%
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
QA Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 6 (37.50%) C#
9 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
10 4 (25.00%) MVC
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) TDD
10 4 (25.00%) Ruby
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Android
10 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (25.00%) BDD
10 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (25.00%) Coaching
11 3 (18.75%) Sahi
11 3 (18.75%) Test Management
11 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (18.75%) Sahi
3 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) CMMI
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft