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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 721 759 797
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 176 172 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 143 165 141
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £38,500 £37,782
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.65% -14.00%
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
88317 96662 103275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.21% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75019 81021 84081
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +29 95 £57,500 -8.00% 8
North West +43 31 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England +32 15 £45,000 +1.12% 2
West Midlands -4 10 £40,000 -2.43% 1
South East +4 9 £43,750 -5.91% 2
South West +9 8 £36,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +6 6 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Yorkshire +24 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 343 (100.00%) QA
2 184 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (32.94%) Selenium
4 74 (21.57%) Manual Testing
4 74 (21.57%) Finance
5 73 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 71 (20.70%) ISEB
7 70 (20.41%) ISTQB
8 69 (20.12%) BDD
8 69 (20.12%) Test Strategy
9 64 (18.66%) Software Testing
9 64 (18.66%) Scrum
10 56 (16.33%) Java
11 55 (16.03%) JIRA
11 55 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (15.16%) Test Automation
13 51 (14.87%) Mentoring
13 51 (14.87%) Test Scripting
14 50 (14.58%) SQL
14 50 (14.58%) SDLC
14 50 (14.58%) Cucumber
15 49 (14.29%) Automation Testing
16 47 (13.70%) Degree
17 42 (12.24%) Android
17 42 (12.24%) Windows
17 42 (12.24%) Apple iOS
18 40 (11.66%) Mobile App
18 40 (11.66%) TDD
19 39 (11.37%) WebDriver
20 38 (11.08%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (1.46%) Documentum
1 5 (1.46%) FileNet
2 4 (1.17%) Confluence
3 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Drupal
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) MySQL
3 5 (1.46%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (32.94%) Selenium
2 55 (16.03%) JIRA
3 50 (14.58%) Cucumber
4 39 (11.37%) WebDriver
5 17 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.96%) SoapUI
6 16 (4.66%) Appium
7 13 (3.79%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.79%) JMeter
7 13 (3.79%) SpecFlow
8 12 (3.50%) TeamCity
9 11 (3.21%) PHPUnit
10 10 (2.92%) Fiddler
11 7 (2.04%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.04%) Ranorex
11 7 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.75%) Calabash
13 5 (1.46%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.17%) Ant
General
1 74 (21.57%) Finance
2 17 (4.96%) Retail
3 13 (3.79%) Games
3 13 (3.79%) Law
4 12 (3.50%) Banking
5 8 (2.33%) Marketing
6 7 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Electronics
8 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.75%) Gherkin
2 27 (7.87%) .NET
3 20 (5.83%) HTML
4 18 (5.25%) Web Services
5 17 (4.96%) CSS
6 11 (3.21%) Behat
6 11 (3.21%) Symfony
7 10 (2.92%) SOAP
7 10 (2.92%) XML
8 8 (2.33%) REST
9 7 (2.04%) RESTful
10 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.87%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.87%) HTML5
11 1 (0.29%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.29%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.29%) Guava
11 1 (0.29%) Guice
11 1 (0.29%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.29%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.66%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.50%) User Experience
5 11 (3.21%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.75%) Fintech
8 5 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.17%) iPad
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) Handset
10 3 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.87%) PMI
11 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.29%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.24%) Android
1 42 (12.24%) Apple iOS
1 42 (12.24%) Windows
2 16 (4.66%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.37%) Windows 10
4 14 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.62%) Linux
6 6 (1.75%) Unix
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.57%) Manual Testing
3 73 (21.28%) Automated Testing
4 69 (20.12%) BDD
4 69 (20.12%) Test Strategy
5 64 (18.66%) Scrum
5 64 (18.66%) Software Testing
6 52 (15.16%) Test Automation
7 51 (14.87%) Mentoring
7 51 (14.87%) Test Scripting
8 50 (14.58%) SDLC
9 49 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 40 (11.66%) TDD
11 38 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (10.50%) Regression Testing
13 34 (9.91%) Defect Tracking
13 34 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (9.33%) E-Commerce
15 29 (8.45%) Test Management
16 28 (8.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.33%) Java
2 50 (14.58%) SQL
3 35 (10.20%) C#
4 17 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.96%) PHP
5 16 (4.66%) Python
6 13 (3.79%) Ruby
7 6 (1.75%) C++
8 5 (1.46%) C
8 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.29%) Groovy
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (20.70%) ISEB
2 70 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 47 (13.70%) Degree
4 12 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) AAT
6 1 (0.29%) CSQA
6 1 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.08%) VMware
3 8 (2.33%) Oracle
4 7 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.87%) SAP
5 3 (0.87%) Telerik
6 2 (0.58%) Cadence
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.58%) MEDITECH
6 2 (0.58%) Sophos
7 1 (0.29%) ATG
7 1 (0.29%) Demandware
7 1 (0.29%) hybris
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) New Relic
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
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