The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 223 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.058% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.24% +17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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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

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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

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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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 2 £57,500 +40.24%
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Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA