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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 777 809 782
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 94 108 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.098% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 79 95 82
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
QA Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in England

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in England

QA Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 63 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South East +7 10 £40,000 -17.94% 1
East Midlands +6 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +2 5 - - 1
North West - 5 £34,000 -
South West -10 3 £44,000 -23.47%
East of England +11 1 - - 1
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 176 (100.00%) QA
2 93 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (46.59%) Selenium
4 54 (30.68%) Test Automation
5 53 (30.11%) Test Scripting
6 49 (27.84%) C#
7 42 (23.86%) ISEB
8 40 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 40 (22.73%) WebDriver
9 38 (21.59%) Java
10 37 (21.02%) Finance
11 36 (20.45%) SQL
12 31 (17.61%) BDD
13 29 (16.48%) JIRA
14 28 (15.91%) Scrum
14 28 (15.91%) .NET
15 27 (15.34%) TDD
16 26 (14.77%) Test Strategy
17 23 (13.07%) ISTQB
17 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 21 (11.93%) SDLC
19 21 (11.93%) Windows
19 21 (11.93%) Cucumber
20 20 (11.36%) Manual Testing
20 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.80%) Test Management
21 19 (10.80%) Banking
22 18 (10.23%) Software Testing
22 18 (10.23%) Mobile App

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (3.41%) IIS
2 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) JBoss
4 2 (1.14%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Project
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Summit
2 2 (1.14%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.70%) Wireless
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) Multicast
4 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.57%) NAS
4 1 (0.57%) HSPA
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) HSUPA
4 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.57%) HSDPA
4 1 (0.57%) 2G
4 1 (0.57%) GPRS
4 1 (0.57%) GSM
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.57%) UMTS
4 1 (0.57%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) OLTP
3 2 (1.14%) MS Access
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (46.59%) Selenium
2 40 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 29 (16.48%) JIRA
4 21 (11.93%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (7.95%) SpecFlow
7 13 (7.39%) Visual Studio
7 13 (7.39%) TeamCity
8 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
9 10 (5.68%) FitNesse
10 8 (4.55%) JUnit
10 8 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (4.55%) JMeter
11 6 (3.41%) NUnit
11 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.41%) TestComplete
11 6 (3.41%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (2.84%) Ranorex
12 5 (2.84%) eggPlant
12 5 (2.84%) WebLOAD
General
1 37 (21.02%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Banking
3 16 (9.09%) Games
4 14 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.82%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.27%) Publishing
6 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.70%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Law
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) .NET
2 9 (5.11%) Web Services
3 8 (4.55%) HTML
4 7 (3.98%) REST
4 7 (3.98%) Middleware
5 6 (3.41%) SOAP
5 6 (3.41%) WPF
6 4 (2.27%) XML
6 4 (2.27%) CSS
7 3 (1.70%) WinForms
8 2 (1.14%) Flash
8 2 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.14%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.14%) Ajax
8 2 (1.14%) Spring
8 2 (1.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.57%) JSON
9 1 (0.57%) jQuery
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.23%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) Social Gaming
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.70%) Replication
5 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Statistics
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
7 1 (0.57%) Handset
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Windows
2 16 (9.09%) Android
3 15 (8.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.55%) UNIX
5 5 (2.84%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.84%) Linux
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.68%) Test Automation
3 53 (30.11%) Test Scripting
4 40 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 31 (17.61%) BDD
6 28 (15.91%) Scrum
7 27 (15.34%) TDD
8 26 (14.77%) Test Strategy
9 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 21 (11.93%) SDLC
12 20 (11.36%) Manual Testing
13 19 (10.80%) Test Management
14 18 (10.23%) Software Testing
15 14 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (7.95%) Performance Testing
15 14 (7.95%) Automation Testing
16 13 (7.39%) Project Management
16 13 (7.39%) Regression Testing
17 11 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.84%) C#
2 38 (21.59%) Java
3 36 (20.45%) SQL
4 9 (5.11%) C
5 8 (4.55%) PHP
6 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.41%) Python
8 4 (2.27%) C++
9 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.70%) VBScript
9 3 (1.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (23.86%) ISEB
2 23 (13.07%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.95%) Degree
3 14 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) MiFID
2 4 (2.27%) Basel III
2 4 (2.27%) EMIR
2 4 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Oracle
3 5 (2.84%) VMware
4 4 (2.27%) Progress
4 4 (2.27%) Facebook
5 3 (1.70%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.14%) Citrix
6 2 (1.14%) HP
6 2 (1.14%) Telerik
6 2 (1.14%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.57%) Intel
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) Murex
7 1 (0.57%) Calypso
7 1 (0.57%) Nokia
7 1 (0.57%) SAP
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