Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 262 264
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.095% 0.015% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.015% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 16
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.10% -10.64% +135.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £51,250 £39,375
90th Percentile £44,250 £53,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6106 6643 7106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.08% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5288 5709 5960
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured QA Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Hampshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Hampshire

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Hampshire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 4 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hampshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Document Management
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) OCR
3 4 (66.67%) PMO
3 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management

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

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) RSpec
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) Document Management
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) OCR
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft