The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 117 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
QA Leader
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Birmingham

QA Leader
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA