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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 748 828 740
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 161 101 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 147 89 131
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +25 80 £64,500 +29.00% 11
West Midlands +8 26 £42,500 +18.88% 1
South East +17 18 £51,250 +7.89% 2
North West +36 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 - 3
East of England -3 7 £34,000 -38.18%
South West -8 5 £70,000 +60.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 2
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 362 (100.00%) QA
2 223 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (41.44%) Selenium
4 105 (29.01%) Automated Testing
5 93 (25.69%) Software Testing
6 86 (23.76%) BDD
7 81 (22.38%) Test Automation
8 69 (19.06%) Scrum
9 66 (18.23%) Cucumber
10 65 (17.96%) Finance
10 65 (17.96%) Java
11 63 (17.40%) WebDriver
12 62 (17.13%) C#
13 59 (16.30%) ISEB
14 58 (16.02%) TDD
15 55 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (14.64%) Test Scripting
17 52 (14.36%) Mentoring
18 51 (14.09%) Android
19 49 (13.54%) Windows
20 47 (12.98%) Microsoft
21 46 (12.71%) Test Strategy
22 45 (12.43%) Apple iOS
22 45 (12.43%) SpecFlow
22 45 (12.43%) Automation Testing
22 45 (12.43%) SDLC
22 45 (12.43%) Manual Testing
23 44 (12.15%) SQL
24 40 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (11.05%) ISTQB

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.83%) Confluence
2 3 (0.83%) MQSeries
2 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (0.83%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.10%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.38%) Big Data
4 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.83%) OLTP
5 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 150 (41.44%) Selenium
2 66 (18.23%) Cucumber
3 63 (17.40%) WebDriver
4 45 (12.43%) SpecFlow
5 37 (10.22%) JIRA
6 28 (7.73%) Appium
7 25 (6.91%) Jenkins
8 18 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (4.97%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.14%) Calabash
9 15 (4.14%) Git (software)
10 14 (3.87%) JUnit
10 14 (3.87%) NUnit
11 13 (3.59%) JBehave
12 11 (3.04%) HP UFT
13 10 (2.76%) TestNG
14 9 (2.49%) SoapUI
15 8 (2.21%) FitNesse
15 8 (2.21%) Jasmine
15 8 (2.21%) JProfiler
General
1 65 (17.96%) Finance
2 26 (7.18%) Retail
3 15 (4.14%) Banking
4 14 (3.87%) Legal
5 11 (3.04%) Law
6 9 (2.49%) Marketing
7 8 (2.21%) Games
8 7 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Front Office
11 2 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.22%) .NET
2 25 (6.91%) Web Services
3 21 (5.80%) XML
4 16 (4.42%) Gherkin
4 16 (4.42%) Middleware
5 14 (3.87%) REST
6 5 (1.38%) Behat
6 5 (1.38%) HTML
6 5 (1.38%) JMS
6 5 (1.38%) XML Messaging
7 4 (1.10%) CSS
7 4 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.10%) RESTful
8 3 (0.83%) Grails
8 3 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.55%) Django
9 2 (0.55%) HTML5
9 2 (0.55%) jQuery
9 2 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.05%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.25%) Client/Server
4 18 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.93%) Fintech
6 6 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.38%) iPhone
7 5 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.10%) Equities
9 3 (0.83%) BBC
10 2 (0.55%) PMI
10 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) User Experience
11 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.28%) iPad
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.09%) Android
2 49 (13.54%) Windows
3 45 (12.43%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.97%) Mac OS X
5 18 (4.97%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.42%) Unix
7 8 (2.21%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.66%) Linux
9 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.83%) CentOS
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.01%) Automated Testing
3 93 (25.69%) Software Testing
4 86 (23.76%) BDD
5 81 (22.38%) Test Automation
6 69 (19.06%) Scrum
7 58 (16.02%) TDD
8 53 (14.64%) Test Scripting
9 52 (14.36%) Mentoring
10 46 (12.71%) Test Strategy
11 45 (12.43%) Automation Testing
11 45 (12.43%) Manual Testing
11 45 (12.43%) SDLC
12 40 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (10.50%) Functional Testing
14 29 (8.01%) Non-Functional Testing
15 28 (7.73%) Defect Tracking
15 28 (7.73%) Test Management
15 28 (7.73%) Waterfall
16 26 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.96%) Java
2 62 (17.13%) C#
3 44 (12.15%) SQL
4 22 (6.08%) Ruby
5 20 (5.52%) Python
6 8 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.38%) PHP
8 3 (0.83%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.83%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (16.30%) ISEB
2 40 (11.05%) ISTQB
3 21 (5.80%) Degree
4 14 (3.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) GAMP
2 2 (0.55%) GMP
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.28%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (5.25%) Active Directory
1 19 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.38%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (1.38%) nmon
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.80%) VMware
3 12 (3.31%) HP
4 11 (3.04%) Oracle
5 10 (2.76%) Dynatrace
6 5 (1.38%) New Relic
7 3 (0.83%) Google
7 3 (0.83%) Green Hat
7 3 (0.83%) IBM
7 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.83%) webMethods
8 2 (0.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) ATG
9 1 (0.28%) Cadence
9 1 (0.28%) CODA
9 1 (0.28%) Telerik
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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