Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was - in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - +108 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.073% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Southampton median annual salary - - £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -38.10% -12.50% +140.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1333 1307 1371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.25% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1169 1214
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,538 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,900 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Southampton

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Southampton

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA