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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
UK / England
Rank 696 767 844
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 137 153 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 124 140 86
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +28 56 £62,625 -2.14% 12
East of England +32 22 £45,000 +60.71% 1
South East +52 17 £54,000 +2.85% 1
East Midlands +13 16 £40,000 +6.66%
West Midlands +18 11 £45,500 +7.05% 1
North West -11 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +29 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +23 4 £40,000 -33.33%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 347 (100.00%) QA
2 228 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (54.18%) Selenium
4 94 (27.09%) Automated Testing
5 83 (23.92%) Test Automation
5 83 (23.92%) Cucumber
6 82 (23.63%) Java
7 81 (23.34%) WebDriver
8 72 (20.75%) Scrum
8 72 (20.75%) Software Testing
9 70 (20.17%) BDD
10 68 (19.60%) ISTQB
11 66 (19.02%) Finance
12 58 (16.71%) Test Scripting
12 58 (16.71%) Test Strategy
13 57 (16.43%) Manual Testing
14 55 (15.85%) JIRA
14 55 (15.85%) SQL
15 54 (15.56%) Automation Testing
16 53 (15.27%) TDD
17 50 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (13.54%) Degree
18 47 (13.54%) C#
19 46 (13.26%) Mentoring
20 42 (12.10%) Test Management
21 40 (11.53%) Mobile App
21 40 (11.53%) .NET
22 39 (11.24%) ISEB
22 39 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (10.95%) 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 10 (2.88%) Confluence
2 8 (2.31%) CMS
3 6 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.86%) Apache
5 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.15%) MS Office
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) HFM
3 2 (0.58%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.03%) SaaS
3 12 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.73%) Force.com
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) HTTP
2 5 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.46%) Big Data
4 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.86%) MySQL
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.58%) HBase
8 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.58%) Power BI
9 1 (0.29%) DataStage
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 188 (54.18%) Selenium
2 83 (23.92%) Cucumber
3 81 (23.34%) WebDriver
4 55 (15.85%) JIRA
5 32 (9.22%) Git (software)
6 29 (8.36%) Jenkins
7 25 (7.20%) JMeter
8 23 (6.63%) HP UFT
9 20 (5.76%) SoapUI
9 20 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (5.19%) Robot Framework
11 17 (4.90%) Appium
11 17 (4.90%) SpecFlow
12 12 (3.46%) Capybara
12 12 (3.46%) Visual Studio
13 11 (3.17%) Maven
13 11 (3.17%) TeamCity
13 11 (3.17%) WATIR
14 10 (2.88%) TestComplete
15 8 (2.31%) RSpec
General
1 66 (19.02%) Finance
2 25 (7.20%) Banking
3 14 (4.03%) Marketing
3 14 (4.03%) Retail
4 8 (2.31%) Games
5 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.44%) Law
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.53%) .NET
2 28 (8.07%) Gherkin
3 18 (5.19%) HTML
4 17 (4.90%) SOAP
5 14 (4.03%) J2EE
6 13 (3.75%) RESTful
7 12 (3.46%) CSS
8 9 (2.59%) REST
8 9 (2.59%) XML
9 8 (2.31%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.31%) Node.js
9 8 (2.31%) Web Services
10 6 (1.73%) JSON
11 5 (1.44%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.15%) HTML5
12 4 (1.15%) Spring
13 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.86%) Behat
13 3 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.53%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.46%) Fintech
4 11 (3.17%) iPad
5 7 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.29%) Arduino
10 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.29%) Handset
10 1 (0.29%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.80%) Linux
2 33 (9.51%) Windows
3 25 (7.20%) Unix
4 12 (3.46%) Android
5 11 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.31%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.09%) Automated Testing
3 83 (23.92%) Test Automation
4 72 (20.75%) Scrum
4 72 (20.75%) Software Testing
5 70 (20.17%) BDD
6 58 (16.71%) Test Scripting
6 58 (16.71%) Test Strategy
7 57 (16.43%) Manual Testing
8 54 (15.56%) Automation Testing
9 53 (15.27%) TDD
10 46 (13.26%) Mentoring
11 42 (12.10%) Test Management
12 39 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (10.95%) Performance Testing
14 37 (10.66%) Regression Testing
15 36 (10.37%) Project Management
16 33 (9.51%) Functional Testing
16 33 (9.51%) SDLC
17 31 (8.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.63%) Java
2 55 (15.85%) SQL
3 47 (13.54%) C#
4 29 (8.36%) Python
5 26 (7.49%) Ruby
6 23 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.17%) Groovy
9 7 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.02%) Perl
10 6 (1.73%) Scala
11 5 (1.44%) C++
11 5 (1.44%) PHP
12 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.58%) C
14 1 (0.29%) Lua
14 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (19.60%) ISTQB
2 47 (13.54%) Degree
3 39 (11.24%) ISEB
4 12 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ACCA
5 2 (0.58%) CSQA
5 2 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) AAT
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (3.17%) PMO
3 9 (2.59%) SDET
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.86%) Ansible
2 3 (0.86%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.86%) Puppet
2 3 (0.86%) Salt
3 1 (0.29%) Grafana
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) logstash
3 1 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.05%) Oracle
3 15 (4.32%) HP
4 8 (2.31%) VMware
5 6 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.86%) hybris
7 3 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.58%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.29%) Informatica
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) Remedy
9 1 (0.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Sony
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + great range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot
Bink
Salary: £25-£30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k
Posted: 9 days ago
London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago