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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 779 799 764
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 94 103 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 95
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.15%
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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
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 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 +24 59 £56,250 +12.50% 5
South East +9 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +21 6 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands - 6 £41,250 -
North West - 6 £33,500 -
West Midlands -4 5 - -
South West -12 3 £45,000 -21.73%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (45.51%) Selenium
4 58 (32.58%) Test Scripting
5 57 (32.02%) Test Automation
6 47 (26.40%) C#
7 42 (23.60%) ISEB
8 41 (23.03%) WebDriver
9 36 (20.22%) Automated Testing
10 35 (19.66%) JIRA
11 33 (18.54%) Scrum
11 33 (18.54%) Finance
11 33 (18.54%) SQL
12 31 (17.42%) Java
12 31 (17.42%) TDD
13 30 (16.85%) Mobile App
14 29 (16.29%) .NET
15 27 (15.17%) ISTQB
16 26 (14.61%) BDD
17 25 (14.04%) Cucumber
18 22 (12.36%) Apple iOS
18 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (12.36%) Software Testing
18 22 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (12.36%) Manual Testing
18 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
19 21 (11.80%) Jenkins
19 21 (11.80%) Windows
20 20 (11.24%) Test Strategy
21 18 (10.11%) Microsoft

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (5.06%) Confluence
2 6 (3.37%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) Node.js
3 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.56%) HSUPA
2 1 (0.56%) HSPA
2 1 (0.56%) LTE
2 1 (0.56%) NAS
2 1 (0.56%) Multicast
2 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.56%) 3G
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) HSDPA
2 1 (0.56%) 2G
2 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.56%) GPRS
2 1 (0.56%) GSM
2 1 (0.56%) SMS
2 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.56%) UMTS
2 1 (0.56%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) MySQL
2 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (45.51%) Selenium
2 41 (23.03%) WebDriver
3 35 (19.66%) JIRA
4 25 (14.04%) Cucumber
5 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (11.80%) Jenkins
7 16 (8.99%) Visual Studio
8 15 (8.43%) TeamCity
8 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
8 15 (8.43%) SpecFlow
9 11 (6.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (5.62%) Xcode
11 9 (5.06%) JMeter
12 8 (4.49%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (3.93%) FitNesse
13 7 (3.93%) Calabash
14 6 (3.37%) JUnit
14 6 (3.37%) TestComplete
14 6 (3.37%) NUnit
15 5 (2.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Games
2 16 (8.99%) Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.74%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Publishing
5 4 (2.25%) Back Office
5 4 (2.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) .NET
2 10 (5.62%) Middleware
3 9 (5.06%) Web Services
4 8 (4.49%) HTML
5 6 (3.37%) CSS
5 6 (3.37%) SOAP
5 6 (3.37%) REST
5 6 (3.37%) WPF
6 3 (1.69%) WinForms
7 2 (1.12%) XML
7 2 (1.12%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.12%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.12%) Ajax
7 2 (1.12%) Spring
7 2 (1.12%) jQuery
7 2 (1.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.56%) Django
8 1 (0.56%) JSON
8 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.85%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) iPad
3 7 (3.93%) iPhone
4 6 (3.37%) Social Gaming
5 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Apple iOS
2 21 (11.80%) Windows
3 17 (9.55%) Android
4 7 (3.93%) UNIX
5 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.58%) Test Scripting
3 57 (32.02%) Test Automation
4 36 (20.22%) Automated Testing
5 33 (18.54%) Scrum
6 31 (17.42%) TDD
7 26 (14.61%) BDD
8 22 (12.36%) Software Testing
8 22 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.36%) Manual Testing
8 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
9 20 (11.24%) Test Strategy
10 16 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (8.43%) Automation Testing
12 14 (7.87%) Line Management
13 13 (7.30%) Project Management
14 11 (6.18%) Test Management
14 11 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.62%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.62%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.40%) C#
2 33 (18.54%) SQL
3 31 (17.42%) Java
4 9 (5.06%) Objective-C
5 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.49%) C
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 4 (2.25%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) Perl
8 3 (1.69%) C++
8 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 42 (23.60%) ISEB
2 27 (15.17%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) EMIR
2 4 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (2.25%) Basel III
2 4 (2.25%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle
3 5 (2.81%) VMware
4 4 (2.25%) Progress
4 4 (2.25%) Facebook
5 3 (1.69%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.12%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Intel
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Nokia
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Murex
7 1 (0.56%) Calypso
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago