The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 400 442 459
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 5 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.17% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 10
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.42%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -3.48%
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
15632 21105 21521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.02% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13034 17814 17136
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +6 1 £45,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, QA Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Retail
9 2 (12.50%) Logistics
9 2 (12.50%) Test Management
9 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) JMeter
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
9 2 (12.50%) MS Project

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Logistics
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) AAT
3 2 (12.50%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP