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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 311 307 321
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 15 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 20
Average salary £47,500 £60,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.48% +4.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
3 13 (37.14%) Selenium
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.14%) JUnit
8 6 (17.14%) Test Management
9 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
9 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Equities
10 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
10 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Android
10 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) JUnit
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.71%) Calabash
7 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.71%) NUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Ant
7 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.71%) JBehave
7 2 (5.71%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) Sahi
8 1 (2.86%) RSpec
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Front Office
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Games
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Billing
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
1 3 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) Struts
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 4 (11.43%) Equities
3 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.71%) Derivative
4 2 (5.71%) Streaming Music
5 1 (2.86%) Social Network
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Tandem
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
1 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Test Management
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Fidessa
1 2 (5.71%) HP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Cerillion
2 1 (2.86%) Green Hat
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