The median annual salary for a QA Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Lead
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 195 220
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.26% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 4
Median salary - £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3145 4374 4831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.93% 96.56% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3540 3652
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured QA Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Berkshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Berkshire

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA