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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 748 710 710
Rank change year-on-year
-38 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 125 142 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 123 159
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +9 81 £55,000 +7.31% 4
South East -20 14 £37,782 -24.43% 3
North West -7 10 £55,250 +57.85% 1
South West -33 7 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands -12 5 £36,250 +16.93% 1
Yorkshire -41 3 £42,500 +7.59%
East Midlands -18 2 £47,500 +26.66%
East of England -34 2 £75,000 +76.47%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 229 (100.00%) QA
2 81 (35.37%) Selenium
3 79 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (31.44%) Finance
5 67 (29.26%) Automated Testing
6 63 (27.51%) Test Scripting
7 52 (22.71%) SQL
8 48 (20.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (20.09%) Java
10 40 (17.47%) Manual Testing
11 33 (14.41%) Scrum
11 33 (14.41%) Automation Testing
12 31 (13.54%) TDD
13 30 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (13.10%) Test Automation
14 29 (12.66%) WebDriver
15 28 (12.23%) Cucumber
15 28 (12.23%) JIRA
15 28 (12.23%) ISEB
16 27 (11.79%) Degree
17 26 (11.35%) Software Testing
18 25 (10.92%) Mentoring
19 24 (10.48%) BDD
20 21 (9.17%) C#
20 21 (9.17%) .NET
20 21 (9.17%) Risk Analysis
21 20 (8.73%) Computer Science
22 19 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
23 18 (7.86%) E-Commerce
23 18 (7.86%) Apple iOS

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (3.49%) Apache
2 4 (1.75%) IIS
2 4 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Office
2 3 (1.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.93%) SaaS
2 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.62%) MySQL
4 5 (2.18%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (35.37%) Selenium
2 29 (12.66%) WebDriver
3 28 (12.23%) Cucumber
3 28 (12.23%) JIRA
4 13 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (3.93%) JUnit
5 9 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.93%) Sahi
6 8 (3.49%) RSpec
6 8 (3.49%) Behat
6 8 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.62%) PhantomJS
7 6 (2.62%) TestNG
7 6 (2.62%) JMeter
8 4 (1.75%) Serena SBM
8 4 (1.75%) JBehave
8 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 72 (31.44%) Finance
2 17 (7.42%) Marketing
3 15 (6.55%) Banking
4 13 (5.68%) Games
5 9 (3.93%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.49%) Front Office
7 4 (1.75%) Advertising
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.31%) Publishing
8 3 (1.31%) Electronics
8 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) .NET
2 11 (4.80%) XML
3 8 (3.49%) HTML
4 6 (2.62%) Apache Flex
5 5 (2.18%) Web Services
6 4 (1.75%) jQuery
6 4 (1.75%) J2EE
7 3 (1.31%) Struts
7 3 (1.31%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.31%) Spring
7 3 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.87%) RESTful
9 1 (0.44%) REST
9 1 (0.44%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.44%) Symfony
9 1 (0.44%) JSF
9 1 (0.44%) XSL
9 1 (0.44%) J2ME
9 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.55%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.93%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.49%) Equities
5 8 (3.49%) Open Source
6 5 (2.18%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.18%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.44%) Tandem
9 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.86%) Apple iOS
2 15 (6.55%) Linux
3 12 (5.24%) UNIX
3 12 (5.24%) Android
4 9 (3.93%) Windows
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.26%) Automated Testing
3 63 (27.51%) Test Scripting
4 48 (20.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (17.47%) Manual Testing
6 33 (14.41%) Automation Testing
6 33 (14.41%) Scrum
7 31 (13.54%) TDD
8 30 (13.10%) Test Automation
9 26 (11.35%) Software Testing
10 25 (10.92%) Mentoring
11 24 (10.48%) BDD
12 21 (9.17%) Risk Analysis
13 19 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (7.86%) E-Commerce
15 17 (7.42%) Regression Testing
16 16 (6.99%) Software Engineering
16 16 (6.99%) Performance Testing
16 16 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (6.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.71%) SQL
2 46 (20.09%) Java
3 21 (9.17%) C#
4 16 (6.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.99%) PHP
5 13 (5.68%) Python
6 10 (4.37%) Ruby
7 8 (3.49%) C++
8 7 (3.06%) PowerHouse
9 6 (2.62%) Perl
10 4 (1.75%) C
10 4 (1.75%) VBScript
10 4 (1.75%) VB
10 4 (1.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.23%) ISEB
2 27 (11.79%) Degree
3 17 (7.42%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (4.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.06%) Fidessa
3 4 (1.75%) HP
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle
4 3 (1.31%) Green Hat
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe
5 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) Progress
6 1 (0.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Zend
6 1 (0.44%) Cerillion
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