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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 289 322 312
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 25 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 20
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 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 24 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (55.00%) Selenium
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) JIRA
4 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 13 (32.50%) TDD
6 12 (30.00%) Java
7 11 (27.50%) Finance
7 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
8 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (22.50%) HP
10 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.50%) Green Hat
11 7 (17.50%) RSpec
11 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
11 7 (17.50%) JUnit
11 7 (17.50%) Web Services
11 7 (17.50%) JMeter
12 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
13 5 (12.50%) BDD
13 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
13 5 (12.50%) Python
13 5 (12.50%) C#
13 5 (12.50%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Selenium
2 15 (37.50%) JIRA
3 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
4 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.50%) RSpec
6 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
6 7 (17.50%) JUnit
6 7 (17.50%) JMeter
7 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.00%) Ant
9 2 (5.00%) JBehave
9 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.00%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.50%) Behat
10 1 (2.50%) Hudson
10 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Games
4 3 (7.50%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.50%) Spring
2 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.50%) Struts
3 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Equities
3 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.00%) Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) Streaming Music
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Social Network
5 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 3 (7.50%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) OO
10 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 7 (17.50%) Green Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
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