The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank - 121 157
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.70%
QA Leader
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2262 1889 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.64% 95.26% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1556 2420
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA