The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 242 245 224
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.088% 0.033% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.034% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £70,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +9.37%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5515 5870 5210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.49% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4993 4429
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader across the South West region.

QA Leader Salary Trend in the South West

QA Leader
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Dorset - 4 - -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) Middleware
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) HP
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
6 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (41.67%) XML Messaging
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (41.67%) JMS
6 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
6 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (41.67%) CA LISA
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) OLTP
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (41.67%) YourKit
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Middleware
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) JMS
2 5 (41.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA LISA
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (41.67%) nmon
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Dynatrace
3 3 (25.00%) Green Hat
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) webMethods
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