The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 143 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.039% - 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £25,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
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
2370 2299 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.44% 93.04% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1816 1632
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Web Usability
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Web Usability
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com