The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 135 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £51,250 £53,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +110.78%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -13.00%
QA Leader
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1741 2129 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.61% 96.38% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1642 1652
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,425 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Reading

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Reading

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in Reading

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Reading region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA