The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
London / City of London
Rank 215 242 304
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.20% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
4813 6177 9788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.92% 95.87% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 5536 8551
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
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 the City of London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (73.33%) Selenium
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
4 14 (46.67%) BDD
5 12 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) Coaching
8 8 (26.67%) SOAP
8 8 (26.67%) Test Management
8 8 (26.67%) JIRA
8 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
10 6 (20.00%) Scrum
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) SoapUI

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 5 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) HFM
1 2 (6.67%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Power BI
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Selenium
2 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
3 12 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
6 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (16.67%) Capybara
8 5 (16.67%) JMeter
8 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 5 (16.67%) WATIR
9 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
10 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
10 3 (10.00%) TestComplete
11 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
12 1 (3.33%) Geb
12 1 (3.33%) gulp
12 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (3.33%) Spock
12 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) SOAP
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) BDD
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Coaching
4 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Test Management
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.00%) QA Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.67%) Web Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SDET
3 1 (3.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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