The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 426 409 423
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.085% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 22
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £43,200 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,300 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey 0 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +6 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £25,500 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £35,000 -2.77%
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England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Code Coverage
7 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.54%) System Testing
10 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.69%) IIS
11 2 (7.69%) MS Office
11 2 (7.69%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) Xcode
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Code Coverage
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Online Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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