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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 430 420 431
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 19 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.071% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.075% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 11
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22743 21332 23386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.94% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18159 17682 20244
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kent -15 4 £50,500 -12.17%
Surrey 0 3 £51,250 -4.65%
Hampshire -15 2 £43,750 -20.45% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
6 8 (22.86%) TestNG
6 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Perl
6 8 (22.86%) C++
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.14%) Test Management
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) JUnit
9 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (14.29%) User Stories
10 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Riak
10 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.43%) Riak
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) TestNG
2 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.86%) TestPartner
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) QALoad
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) jMock
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) WPF
2 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.86%) XSL
2 1 (2.86%) J2ME
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) e-Health
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (17.14%) Test Management
6 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 5 (14.29%) User Stories
7 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.43%) V-Model
7 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Stress Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Document Management
7 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) C
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) PowerHouse
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) IBM
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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