The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 295 312 314
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 23 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 19
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
QA Leader
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10440 11106 11887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.14% 93.20% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8854 9715 10915
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 41 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (43.90%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) Automation Testing
6 12 (29.27%) JIRA
6 12 (29.27%) TDD
6 12 (29.27%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
7 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
7 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) Python
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) HP
10 6 (14.63%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) JUnit
10 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (14.63%) BDD
10 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
11 5 (12.20%) RSpec
11 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
11 5 (12.20%) Green Hat
11 5 (12.20%) Test Management
11 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Web Services

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) JIRA
3 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
5 6 (14.63%) JUnit
5 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
6 5 (12.20%) RSpec
6 5 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (9.76%) JMeter
8 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.88%) Ant
9 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
9 2 (4.88%) Subversion
9 2 (4.88%) JBehave
9 2 (4.88%) Hudson
9 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.44%) WATIR
10 1 (2.44%) Calabash
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Games
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Front Office
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 3 (7.32%) Struts
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Streaming Music
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Social Network
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Automation Testing
3 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) Test Management
7 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) OO
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) Green Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.44%) Cerillion
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
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