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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 792 729 754
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 110 127 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 134
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -69 71 £50,000 -16.66% 11
South East -10 19 £48,750 +8.33% 5
East of England -10 12 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -42 3 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +5 2 £50,000 +17.64%
South West -6 2 £57,500 +40.24%
North West - 1 £37,500 -
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QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 243 (100.00%) QA
2 102 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (37.86%) Selenium
4 82 (33.74%) Java
5 71 (29.22%) SQL
6 51 (20.99%) Automated Testing
7 47 (19.34%) Finance
8 43 (17.70%) C#
9 40 (16.46%) Automation Testing
10 39 (16.05%) Degree
11 36 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 34 (13.99%) Manual Testing
13 32 (13.17%) Test Strategy
13 32 (13.17%) Test Automation
13 32 (13.17%) Linux
14 31 (12.76%) WebDriver
15 30 (12.35%) Apple iOS
16 28 (11.52%) Software Testing
16 28 (11.52%) ISEB
16 28 (11.52%) Scrum
17 26 (10.70%) .NET
17 26 (10.70%) Android
18 24 (9.88%) Test Management
18 24 (9.88%) Computer Science
19 23 (9.47%) JUnit
20 22 (9.05%) Python
20 22 (9.05%) Validation
20 22 (9.05%) Release Management
21 21 (8.64%) XML
22 20 (8.23%) Windows

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (1.65%) Apache
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.94%) Hadoop
2 11 (4.53%) NoSQL
2 11 (4.53%) HBase
3 9 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.29%) Big Data
5 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.65%) Riak
6 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.23%) MySQL
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 92 (37.86%) Selenium
2 31 (12.76%) WebDriver
3 23 (9.47%) JUnit
4 16 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (6.17%) JIRA
6 12 (4.94%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.29%) Calabash
7 8 (3.29%) TestNG
8 4 (1.65%) Robotium
8 4 (1.65%) Serena SBM
9 3 (1.23%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.23%) NUnit
9 3 (1.23%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.23%) MonkeyTalk
9 3 (1.23%) Sahi
10 2 (0.82%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (0.82%) RubyMine
General
1 47 (19.34%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.53%) Retail
4 10 (4.12%) Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Games
6 6 (2.47%) Marketing
6 6 (2.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Local Government
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.70%) .NET
2 21 (8.64%) XML
3 13 (5.35%) HTML
4 10 (4.12%) Apache Flex
5 7 (2.88%) RESTful
6 5 (2.06%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.65%) Ajax
8 3 (1.23%) CSS
8 3 (1.23%) Web Services
8 3 (1.23%) JSON
9 2 (0.82%) REST
9 2 (0.82%) jQuery
9 2 (0.82%) JSF
10 1 (0.41%) J2ME
10 1 (0.41%) XSL
10 1 (0.41%) JSP
10 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.41%) J2EE
10 1 (0.41%) WCF
10 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.23%) Client/Server
3 19 (7.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.65%) Open Source
6 3 (1.23%) e-Health
6 3 (1.23%) iPad
7 2 (0.82%) Online Games
7 2 (0.82%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.82%) iPhone
7 2 (0.82%) Wiki
7 2 (0.82%) Derivative
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.41%) Equities
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.17%) Linux
2 30 (12.35%) Apple iOS
3 26 (10.70%) Android
4 20 (8.23%) Windows
5 12 (4.94%) UNIX
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.99%) Automated Testing
3 40 (16.46%) Automation Testing
4 36 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 34 (13.99%) Manual Testing
6 32 (13.17%) Test Strategy
6 32 (13.17%) Test Automation
7 28 (11.52%) Software Testing
7 28 (11.52%) Scrum
8 24 (9.88%) Test Management
9 22 (9.05%) Validation
9 22 (9.05%) Release Management
10 18 (7.41%) Data Validation
10 18 (7.41%) Regression Testing
11 16 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.76%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.35%) Data Architecture
14 12 (4.94%) TDD
15 11 (4.53%) BDD
15 11 (4.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (33.74%) Java
2 71 (29.22%) SQL
3 43 (17.70%) C#
4 22 (9.05%) Python
5 12 (4.94%) Perl
6 11 (4.53%) C++
7 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.12%) PowerHouse
8 8 (3.29%) PHP
9 7 (2.88%) Ruby
10 6 (2.47%) C
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) Groovy
11 1 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) Degree
2 28 (11.52%) ISEB
3 11 (4.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (4.12%) Oracle
2 5 (2.06%) Google
3 4 (1.65%) Apple
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.82%) HP
4 2 (0.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.41%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.41%) VMware
5 1 (0.41%) Cerillion
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary DOE with Exc Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + car allowance + strong bonus + fle
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
DigitasLBi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
We Source Talent
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago