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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
England / East Midlands
Rank 142 160 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2755 3066 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.67% 97.46% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2393 2505
Median salary £40,000 £39,690 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.78% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,458 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader across the East Midlands region.

QA Leader Salary Trend in the East Midlands

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

QA Leader
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £60,000 -
Leicestershire 0 5 £37,500 -9.09%
Derbyshire - 4 £35,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 East Midlands region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Selenium
4 13 (43.33%) Functional Testing
5 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 9 (30.00%) JIRA
8 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 8 (26.67%) Retail
8 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 8 (26.67%) Project Management
9 7 (23.33%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.00%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) Perl
11 5 (16.67%) .NET
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 5 (16.67%) Open Source
11 5 (16.67%) Big Data
12 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (13.33%) BDD
12 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
12 4 (13.33%) Kanban
12 4 (13.33%) TDD

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.33%) Calabash
6 1 (3.33%) Capybara
6 1 (3.33%) Protractor
6 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Swagger
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Functional Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Kanban
8 4 (13.33%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) hybris
1 1 (3.33%) SAP