The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 26 April 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.29% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 336 561 620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.53% 96.39% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 302 510 542
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Suffolk

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Suffolk

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Suffolk region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA