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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 247 295 320
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 16 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 30
Median salary £66,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.34%
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
6281 9529 11982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.90% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5737 8135 10138
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 £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (65.71%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) BDD
5 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.14%) Fintech
8 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) ATDD
8 6 (17.14%) Test Management
8 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 5 (14.29%) DevOps
10 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (11.43%) ISEB
10 4 (11.43%) TDD

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 (5.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) Appium
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) Geb
5 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Spock
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.86%) Trac
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Law
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.86%) Grails
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Fintech
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) BDD
3 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (17.14%) ATDD
5 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Test Management
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) RAD
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, insurance
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