The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 165 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.054% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £70,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
QA Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Leader
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Edinburgh - 1 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £70,000 -
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UK

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA