The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
UK / England
Rank 659 735 814
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 154 164 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 129 150 99
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,150 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
London +65 65 £62,500 - 9
East of England +35 21 £45,000 +32.35% 1
East Midlands +21 19 £45,000 - 1
North West -11 18 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +62 15 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -5 13 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 1
South West +3 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 England region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 359 (100.00%) QA
2 226 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (49.03%) Selenium
4 94 (26.18%) Automated Testing
4 94 (26.18%) Cucumber
5 82 (22.84%) Java
6 78 (21.73%) BDD
7 76 (21.17%) Test Automation
8 73 (20.33%) WebDriver
9 67 (18.66%) Software Testing
9 67 (18.66%) Scrum
9 67 (18.66%) Test Strategy
10 66 (18.38%) ISTQB
11 65 (18.11%) JIRA
11 65 (18.11%) Finance
12 62 (17.27%) Manual Testing
13 60 (16.71%) Test Scripting
14 59 (16.43%) Automation Testing
15 58 (16.16%) SQL
16 53 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (14.48%) Degree
17 52 (14.48%) TDD
18 49 (13.65%) Mentoring
19 47 (13.09%) Test Management
20 43 (11.98%) C#
21 42 (11.70%) ISEB
21 42 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (11.70%) Mobile App
22 41 (11.42%) Windows
23 39 (10.86%) Performance Testing

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (3.34%) Confluence
2 9 (2.51%) CMS
3 5 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.84%) Apache
5 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Documentum
7 1 (0.28%) FileNet
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.11%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) HFM
3 2 (0.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.18%) SaaS
3 13 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.79%) Big Data
4 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.84%) MySQL
7 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.56%) HBase
8 2 (0.56%) Power BI
9 1 (0.28%) DataStage
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (49.03%) Selenium
2 94 (26.18%) Cucumber
3 73 (20.33%) WebDriver
4 65 (18.11%) JIRA
5 36 (10.03%) Git (software)
6 31 (8.64%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.69%) HP UFT
8 23 (6.41%) JMeter
9 20 (5.57%) Robot Framework
9 20 (5.57%) SoapUI
10 18 (5.01%) SpecFlow
11 17 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (4.18%) Appium
13 13 (3.62%) Capybara
14 11 (3.06%) Maven
14 11 (3.06%) TeamCity
14 11 (3.06%) Visual Studio
14 11 (3.06%) WATIR
15 10 (2.79%) Fiddler
15 10 (2.79%) TestComplete
General
1 65 (18.11%) Finance
2 19 (5.29%) Banking
3 18 (5.01%) Marketing
4 12 (3.34%) Games
5 10 (2.79%) Retail
6 8 (2.23%) Law
7 5 (1.39%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.84%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.47%) Gherkin
2 33 (9.19%) .NET
3 20 (5.57%) HTML
4 16 (4.46%) SOAP
5 14 (3.90%) J2EE
6 12 (3.34%) CSS
6 12 (3.34%) RESTful
7 10 (2.79%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.51%) XML
9 8 (2.23%) Node.js
10 7 (1.95%) REST
11 6 (1.67%) HTML5
11 6 (1.67%) Web Services
12 5 (1.39%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.11%) JSON
14 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.84%) Middleware
14 3 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.70%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.90%) iPad
4 11 (3.06%) Fintech
5 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.39%) Statistics
8 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) Equities
10 2 (0.56%) Handset
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.56%) User Experience
11 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.42%) Windows
2 35 (9.75%) Linux
3 26 (7.24%) Android
4 25 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 23 (6.41%) Unix
6 13 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.34%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.18%) Automated Testing
3 78 (21.73%) BDD
4 76 (21.17%) Test Automation
5 67 (18.66%) Scrum
5 67 (18.66%) Software Testing
5 67 (18.66%) Test Strategy
6 62 (17.27%) Manual Testing
7 60 (16.71%) Test Scripting
8 59 (16.43%) Automation Testing
9 52 (14.48%) TDD
10 49 (13.65%) Mentoring
11 47 (13.09%) Test Management
12 42 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (10.86%) Performance Testing
13 39 (10.86%) SDLC
14 37 (10.31%) Project Management
15 33 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (8.64%) Regression Testing
17 29 (8.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (22.84%) Java
2 58 (16.16%) SQL
3 43 (11.98%) C#
4 31 (8.64%) Python
5 29 (8.08%) Ruby
6 25 (6.96%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.79%) Groovy
9 8 (2.23%) C++
10 7 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.67%) PHP
12 5 (1.39%) C
12 5 (1.39%) Perl
12 5 (1.39%) Scala
13 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.28%) Lua
14 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (18.38%) ISTQB
2 52 (14.48%) Degree
3 42 (11.70%) ISEB
4 14 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.84%) CSQA
6 2 (0.56%) AAT
6 2 (0.56%) ACCA
6 2 (0.56%) HND
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (3.06%) SDET
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (3.34%) Active Directory
1 12 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.84%) Ansible
2 3 (0.84%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.84%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.57%) Oracle
3 16 (4.46%) HP
4 12 (3.34%) VMware
5 6 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.11%) hybris
8 3 (0.84%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.84%) SAP
9 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.28%) ATG
10 1 (0.28%) Demandware
10 1 (0.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.28%) Informatica
10 1 (0.28%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.28%) Perforce
10 1 (0.28%) Remedy
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Sony
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Strong Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 14 days ago
Derby
Picsolve
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago