The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 749 720 689
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 120 109 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 89 170
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -39 62 £55,000 +11.67% 4
South East -18 15 £38,500 -23.00%
East of England -7 10 £75,000 +66.66%
Yorkshire -20 8 £42,500 +16.43%
North West - 8 £56,500 - 1
East Midlands -10 6 £40,000 +10.34%
South West -11 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -7 5 £40,000 -1.84% 2
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QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) QA
2 87 (39.01%) Selenium
3 75 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (30.04%) Finance
5 62 (27.80%) Automated Testing
6 56 (25.11%) Java
7 47 (21.08%) SQL
8 45 (20.18%) Test Scripting
9 40 (17.94%) Degree
10 39 (17.49%) Automation Testing
11 33 (14.80%) Scrum
12 30 (13.45%) Test Automation
13 29 (13.00%) WebDriver
14 27 (12.11%) Cucumber
14 27 (12.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
16 25 (11.21%) Software Testing
17 24 (10.76%) Manual Testing
17 24 (10.76%) C#
17 24 (10.76%) ISEB
18 22 (9.87%) Client/Server
18 22 (9.87%) Test Management
18 22 (9.87%) JIRA
19 21 (9.42%) BDD
19 21 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (9.42%) TDD
20 20 (8.97%) Apple iOS
21 19 (8.52%) Windows
22 18 (8.07%) .NET
22 18 (8.07%) Financial Institution

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (4.04%) Apache
2 4 (1.79%) SAS
2 4 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.14%) MySQL
3 7 (3.14%) Big Data
4 5 (2.24%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 87 (39.01%) Selenium
2 29 (13.00%) WebDriver
3 27 (12.11%) Cucumber
4 22 (9.87%) JIRA
5 12 (5.38%) JUnit
6 11 (4.93%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (4.48%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.04%) Sahi
9 8 (3.59%) Behat
10 7 (3.14%) TestNG
11 6 (2.69%) RSpec
11 6 (2.69%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.69%) PhantomJS
12 4 (1.79%) JBehave
12 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (1.79%) Serena SBM
13 3 (1.35%) JMeter
13 3 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 67 (30.04%) Finance
2 18 (8.07%) Financial Institution
3 16 (7.17%) Banking
4 13 (5.83%) Marketing
5 11 (4.93%) Games
6 5 (2.24%) Advertising
6 5 (2.24%) Retail
7 4 (1.79%) Front Office
7 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.35%) Electronics
8 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.07%) .NET
2 16 (7.17%) XML
3 15 (6.73%) HTML
4 13 (5.83%) Apache Flex
5 4 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.79%) jQuery
6 3 (1.35%) CSS
6 3 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.35%) JSON
6 3 (1.35%) REST
7 2 (0.90%) Web Services
7 2 (0.90%) JSF
8 1 (0.45%) J2EE
8 1 (0.45%) JSP
8 1 (0.45%) XSL
8 1 (0.45%) J2ME
8 1 (0.45%) Ajax
8 1 (0.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.87%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.04%) Equities
4 8 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.35%) Derivative
5 3 (1.35%) iPad
6 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.90%) Open Source
6 2 (0.90%) Streaming Music
6 2 (0.90%) Online Games
6 2 (0.90%) Online Gambling
6 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
6 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.45%) Tandem
7 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.97%) Apple iOS
2 19 (8.52%) Windows
3 17 (7.62%) UNIX
4 16 (7.17%) Linux
5 13 (5.83%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.80%) Automated Testing
3 45 (20.18%) Test Scripting
4 39 (17.49%) Automation Testing
5 33 (14.80%) Scrum
6 30 (13.45%) Test Automation
7 27 (12.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (11.21%) Software Testing
9 24 (10.76%) Manual Testing
10 22 (9.87%) Test Management
11 21 (9.42%) BDD
11 21 (9.42%) TDD
12 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.73%) Regression Testing
12 15 (6.73%) Load Testing
13 14 (6.28%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.83%) Performance Testing
15 12 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (4.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.11%) Java
2 47 (21.08%) SQL
3 24 (10.76%) C#
4 15 (6.73%) PHP
4 15 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.83%) Python
5 13 (5.83%) PowerHouse
5 13 (5.83%) Ruby
6 11 (4.93%) C++
7 9 (4.04%) Perl
8 5 (2.24%) C
9 4 (1.79%) VBScript
9 4 (1.79%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (17.94%) Degree
2 24 (10.76%) ISEB
3 12 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.14%) Fidessa
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle
4 3 (1.35%) HP
5 2 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) Sybase
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Progress
6 1 (0.45%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.45%) Cerillion
6 1 (0.45%) Green Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Dagenham
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 20 days ago