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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 768 775 751
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 110 122 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 85
Average salary £60,000 £50,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.22% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +44 76 £62,500 +13.63% 7
South East +1 15 £40,000 +3.89% 3
East Midlands +1 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £36,500 -8.75% 1
East of England -2 3 £44,500 -40.66% 1
North West -9 3 £47,500 -15.92% 2
South West -14 3 £40,500 -19.00%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 202 (100.00%) QA
2 122 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (50.00%) Selenium
4 75 (37.13%) C#
5 72 (35.64%) Test Automation
6 57 (28.22%) Test Scripting
7 52 (25.74%) Finance
8 51 (25.25%) Java
8 51 (25.25%) ISEB
9 50 (24.75%) Automated Testing
10 48 (23.76%) WebDriver
11 44 (21.78%) BDD
12 42 (20.79%) TDD
13 38 (18.81%) Test Strategy
14 37 (18.32%) SDLC
15 34 (16.83%) Mentoring
15 34 (16.83%) SQL
16 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (15.35%) Automation Testing
17 31 (15.35%) .NET
18 25 (12.38%) JIRA
18 25 (12.38%) ISTQB
19 24 (11.88%) Scrum
20 23 (11.39%) E-Commerce
20 23 (11.39%) Software Testing
21 21 (10.40%) Banking
21 21 (10.40%) Windows
21 21 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
22 20 (9.90%) FitNesse
22 20 (9.90%) Cucumber

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) Node.js
3 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.99%) IIS
3 2 (0.99%) JBoss
3 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Summit
2 2 (0.99%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.98%) Wireless
2 2 (0.99%) Multicast
2 2 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.99%) MS Access
3 2 (0.99%) OLTP
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (50.00%) Selenium
2 48 (23.76%) WebDriver
3 25 (12.38%) JIRA
4 20 (9.90%) FitNesse
4 20 (9.90%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.93%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.94%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.95%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.96%) JUnit
10 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.97%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.97%) TestComplete
12 5 (2.48%) Ranorex
12 5 (2.48%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.98%) NUnit
13 4 (1.98%) WATIR
13 4 (1.98%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.98%) Sahi
14 3 (1.49%) eggPlant
General
1 52 (25.74%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Banking
3 15 (7.43%) Games
4 11 (5.45%) Retail
5 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.47%) Legal
7 5 (2.48%) Front Office
7 5 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.98%) Marketing
8 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.99%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.35%) .NET
2 12 (5.94%) Web Services
3 9 (4.46%) Middleware
4 8 (3.96%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (3.47%) WPF
6 6 (2.97%) XML
7 5 (2.48%) HTML
8 4 (1.98%) REST
8 4 (1.98%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.49%) SOAP
9 3 (1.49%) WinForms
9 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.99%) Spring
10 2 (0.99%) Ajax
10 2 (0.99%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.99%) Flash
10 2 (0.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.50%) LAMP
11 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.50%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.48%) Social Gaming
6 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.98%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.49%) Replication
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.99%) Equities
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.40%) Windows
2 15 (7.43%) Android
2 15 (7.43%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.45%) Linux
4 9 (4.46%) UNIX
5 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (35.64%) Test Automation
3 57 (28.22%) Test Scripting
4 50 (24.75%) Automated Testing
5 44 (21.78%) BDD
6 42 (20.79%) TDD
7 38 (18.81%) Test Strategy
8 37 (18.32%) SDLC
9 34 (16.83%) Mentoring
10 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (15.35%) Automation Testing
12 24 (11.88%) Scrum
13 23 (11.39%) Software Testing
13 23 (11.39%) E-Commerce
14 21 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (9.41%) Performance Testing
15 19 (9.41%) Test Management
15 19 (9.41%) Manual Testing
16 16 (7.92%) Regression Testing
16 16 (7.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.13%) C#
2 51 (25.25%) Java
3 34 (16.83%) SQL
4 11 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.97%) C
6 5 (2.48%) PHP
6 5 (2.48%) Python
7 4 (1.98%) C++
8 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.99%) VBScript
9 2 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) Perl
9 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) ISEB
2 25 (12.38%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.45%) Degree
5 4 (1.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) Basel III
2 4 (1.98%) EMIR
2 4 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.94%) Oracle
3 7 (3.47%) VMware
4 4 (1.98%) Telerik
4 4 (1.98%) Facebook
4 4 (1.98%) Progress
5 3 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) Citrix
6 2 (0.99%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee
7 1 (0.50%) ATG
7 1 (0.50%) Murex
7 1 (0.50%) Calypso
7 1 (0.50%) Fidessa
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Midlands
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £47k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, health, life, parking
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £60,000-£65,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago