The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 124 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +18.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%

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
1860 1828 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.38% 96.87% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1532 1605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Birmingham region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Fintech
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Banking

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Documentum
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) DSDM
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 15 days ago