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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 123 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.058% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
1 6 (100.00%) JBehave
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Appium
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (50.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Appium
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) JBehave
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) NeoLoad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
1 1 (16.67%) New Relic