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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 432 450 423
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 16 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.081% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 10
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Hampshire +13 5 £70,000 +64.70%
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire -6 4 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Kent - 2 £57,500 -
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England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Selenium
4 18 (31.03%) Automation Testing
5 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
6 15 (25.86%) TDD
7 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
9 9 (15.52%) BDD
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
9 9 (15.52%) SQL
10 8 (13.79%) JUnit
10 8 (13.79%) SOA
10 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 8 (13.79%) JProfiler
10 8 (13.79%) Time Management
11 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
11 7 (12.07%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) Test Management
12 6 (10.34%) System Testing
12 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
13 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
13 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.79%) JProfiler
3 8 (13.79%) JUnit
4 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.90%) Sahi
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.45%) JIRA
8 1 (1.72%) Ant
8 1 (1.72%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) NUnit
8 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) BBC
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Automation Testing
3 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
5 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.52%) BDD
7 9 (15.52%) Scrum
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 8 (13.79%) Time Management
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.34%) System Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Test Management
11 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Manual Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.62%) ISEB
2 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) GAMP
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) GMP
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.72%) Cadence
1 1 (1.72%) CODA
1 1 (1.72%) HP
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
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