The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 428 422 400
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 15 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.095% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 40
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,782 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the South East

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the South East

QA Leader
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Berkshire +11 11 £37,782 -24.43% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £38,500 -
Surrey -16 1 £45,000 -10.00%
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (74.19%) Selenium
3 20 (64.52%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) Code Coverage
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) UNIX
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Apache
10 5 (16.13%) Perl
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) C++
10 5 (16.13%) TestNG
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
10 5 (16.13%) SaaS
10 5 (16.13%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.90%) HTTP
11 4 (12.90%) Windows
12 3 (9.68%) ISEB
12 3 (9.68%) ISTQB

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
3 5 (16.13%) TestNG
4 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Publishing
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSL
2 1 (3.23%) J2ME
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) Code Coverage
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) System Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.23%) User Stories
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) C
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 2 (6.45%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) PowerHouse
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) IBM
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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