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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 698 739 798
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 184 198 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 155 188 144
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,500 £37,641
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 101 £57,500 -4.16% 8
North West +36 29 £45,000 - 4
East of England +27 24 £45,000 +1.12% 4
South East +15 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South West +9 8 £36,000 -44.61%
East Midlands +11 6 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -10 6 £41,750 -7.22% 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £22,500 -40.00% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
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QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 362 (100.00%) QA
2 195 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (38.12%) Selenium
4 83 (22.93%) ISTQB
5 81 (22.38%) Automated Testing
6 77 (21.27%) BDD
7 76 (20.99%) Test Strategy
8 74 (20.44%) ISEB
9 73 (20.17%) Manual Testing
10 69 (19.06%) Finance
10 69 (19.06%) Cucumber
11 68 (18.78%) Scrum
11 68 (18.78%) JIRA
12 65 (17.96%) Software Testing
13 61 (16.85%) Java
14 60 (16.57%) Test Automation
14 60 (16.57%) Mentoring
15 54 (14.92%) Test Scripting
16 52 (14.36%) Degree
16 52 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (14.36%) Automation Testing
17 51 (14.09%) SQL
18 50 (13.81%) SDLC
19 45 (12.43%) TDD
19 45 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (12.15%) Android
20 44 (12.15%) Apple iOS
21 43 (11.88%) WebDriver
22 42 (11.60%) Windows
23 41 (11.33%) Mobile App

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 7 (1.93%) Confluence
2 5 (1.38%) Documentum
2 5 (1.38%) FileNet
3 2 (0.55%) CMS
3 2 (0.55%) Drupal
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.49%) MySQL
3 8 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.55%) HBase
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 138 (38.12%) Selenium
2 69 (19.06%) Cucumber
3 68 (18.78%) JIRA
4 43 (11.88%) WebDriver
5 20 (5.52%) SoapUI
6 19 (5.25%) Git (software)
6 19 (5.25%) Jenkins
7 18 (4.97%) Appium
8 14 (3.87%) Fiddler
8 14 (3.87%) JMeter
8 14 (3.87%) SpecFlow
9 13 (3.59%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.04%) PHPUnit
11 9 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.21%) HP UFT
12 8 (2.21%) Robot Framework
13 7 (1.93%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.93%) Ranorex
14 6 (1.66%) Calabash
14 6 (1.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 69 (19.06%) Finance
2 16 (4.42%) Banking
2 16 (4.42%) Retail
3 11 (3.04%) Law
4 10 (2.76%) Games
5 9 (2.49%) Marketing
6 6 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) Back Office
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Publishing
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.50%) Gherkin
2 28 (7.73%) .NET
3 22 (6.08%) HTML
4 18 (4.97%) CSS
5 17 (4.70%) Web Services
6 11 (3.04%) Behat
6 11 (3.04%) SOAP
6 11 (3.04%) Symfony
7 10 (2.76%) RESTful
8 8 (2.21%) REST
8 8 (2.21%) XML
9 5 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.83%) HTML5
11 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.55%) Guava
11 2 (0.55%) Guice
11 2 (0.55%) Middleware
11 2 (0.55%) RESTEasy
12 1 (0.28%) JSON
12 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.33%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.59%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.31%) User Experience
5 11 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.21%) Fintech
9 7 (1.93%) iPad
10 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.10%) Handset
13 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.55%) PMI
15 1 (0.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.15%) Android
1 44 (12.15%) Apple iOS
2 42 (11.60%) Windows
3 16 (4.42%) Windows 10
3 16 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.14%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.31%) Linux
6 9 (2.49%) Unix
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.38%) Automated Testing
3 77 (21.27%) BDD
4 76 (20.99%) Test Strategy
5 73 (20.17%) Manual Testing
6 68 (18.78%) Scrum
7 65 (17.96%) Software Testing
8 60 (16.57%) Mentoring
8 60 (16.57%) Test Automation
9 54 (14.92%) Test Scripting
10 52 (14.36%) Automation Testing
11 50 (13.81%) SDLC
12 45 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (12.43%) TDD
13 36 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (9.67%) Test Management
15 34 (9.39%) Defect Tracking
16 32 (8.84%) E-Commerce
17 31 (8.56%) Project Management
18 29 (8.01%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.85%) Java
2 51 (14.09%) SQL
3 38 (10.50%) C#
4 22 (6.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.42%) Ruby
6 13 (3.59%) PHP
6 13 (3.59%) Python
7 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.66%) C++
9 3 (0.83%) C
9 3 (0.83%) Groovy
10 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.28%) Scala
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (22.93%) ISTQB
2 74 (20.44%) ISEB
3 52 (14.36%) Degree
4 17 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.55%) AAT
6 2 (0.55%) HND
6 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CSQA
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) SDET
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (4.14%) Active Directory
1 15 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.14%) VMware
3 11 (3.04%) Oracle
4 7 (1.93%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.83%) SAP
5 3 (0.83%) Telerik
6 2 (0.55%) Cadence
6 2 (0.55%) HP
6 2 (0.55%) hybris
6 2 (0.55%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.55%) MEDITECH
6 2 (0.55%) Sophos
7 1 (0.28%) ATG
7 1 (0.28%) Demandware
7 1 (0.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Up to 30 days
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Unlimited holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + GAIN Lead/Principle QA
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + equity
Posted: 20 days ago