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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 432 438 431
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 9 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.065% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.068% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £44,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Selenium
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) System Testing
5 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
6 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) JIRA
8 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
9 2 (8.70%) Sahi
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (8.70%) Sahi
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) System Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) DSDM
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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