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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 146 125 169
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.041% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.22% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
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
2296 1850 2954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.84% 96.50% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1905 1470 2477
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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

QA Leader
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Watford - 1 - -
QA Leader
East of England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) People Management

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft