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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
1724 2084 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.46% 95.86% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1691 1535
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 March 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 13 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) JMeter
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (38.46%) DSDM
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber

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 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
3 5 (38.46%) JMeter
3 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) DSDM
2 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Kanban
2 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
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