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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 217 261 303
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 21 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 23
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
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
5779 8245 10893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.59% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5280 7146 9155
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 26 September 2016.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Selenium
4 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
4 13 (35.14%) Java
5 12 (32.43%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) BDD
6 11 (29.73%) JIRA
7 10 (27.03%) Automation Testing
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) Law
8 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
9 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
9 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.22%) Banking
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
11 5 (13.51%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
11 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) HTML
12 4 (10.81%) ISEB
12 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis

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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
3 11 (29.73%) JIRA
4 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
5 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
6 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
7 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
8 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
8 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
9 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.41%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.70%) JMeter
10 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
10 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Law
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) REST
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
1 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) BDD
3 10 (27.03%) Automation Testing
4 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Coaching
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Unlimited holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + GAIN Lead/Principle QA
Posted: 12 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago