The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 97 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.094% - 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £52,500 - £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.20%
QA Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1050 925 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.31% 96.45% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 910 833 972
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Kent

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Kent

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, QA Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA