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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
England / South East
Rank 378 422 451
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 16 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.094% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 17
Median salary £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £34,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
14342 18573 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11892 15979 16516
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Kent +25 10 £43,700 -24.00%
Hampshire +25 3 £52,500 -22.22%
Berkshire +25 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £34,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
QA Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) HP
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
8 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Statistics
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Test Management
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) Unix
11 2 (8.70%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) ISEB
11 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
11 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (8.70%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Statistics
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) AAT
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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