The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank - 185 158
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.028% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
QA Leader
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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
3057 3411 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.44% 96.55% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2815 2510
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,920
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP