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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 703 795 791
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 190 146 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 155 135 149
Median salary £51,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +35 94 £62,500 - 16
North West +49 30 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South East +32 26 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +28 11 £47,500 +6.74% 1
West Midlands +1 11 £43,750 +19.04% 1
South West +21 7 £43,750 +8.02% 1
East Midlands +6 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +24 4 £46,250 +51.63% 1
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 346 (100.00%) QA
2 180 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (35.26%) Selenium
4 83 (23.99%) Finance
5 82 (23.70%) Automated Testing
6 74 (21.39%) Manual Testing
7 69 (19.94%) ISEB
8 68 (19.65%) BDD
9 65 (18.79%) Software Testing
10 62 (17.92%) Test Automation
11 60 (17.34%) ISTQB
11 60 (17.34%) Scrum
12 59 (17.05%) Test Strategy
13 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (15.61%) Java
15 52 (15.03%) JIRA
16 49 (14.16%) Automation Testing
17 48 (13.87%) SDLC
18 47 (13.58%) WebDriver
19 46 (13.29%) TDD
19 46 (13.29%) SQL
19 46 (13.29%) Mentoring
20 44 (12.72%) Degree
20 44 (12.72%) Test Scripting
21 42 (12.14%) Windows
21 42 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (11.85%) C#
23 40 (11.56%) Regression Testing
23 40 (11.56%) User Acceptance Testing
23 40 (11.56%) Cucumber

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 4 (1.16%) Documentum
1 4 (1.16%) FileNet
2 3 (0.87%) Confluence
3 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.16%) 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 20 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.31%) MySQL
3 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 122 (35.26%) Selenium
2 52 (15.03%) JIRA
3 47 (13.58%) WebDriver
4 40 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.36%) Appium
6 21 (6.07%) SpecFlow
7 16 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.62%) SoapUI
8 15 (4.34%) JMeter
9 11 (3.18%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.18%) PHPUnit
10 10 (2.89%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.89%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.60%) Calabash
11 9 (2.60%) Ranorex
12 8 (2.31%) NUnit
12 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.02%) Git (software)
14 6 (1.73%) Bugzilla
15 5 (1.45%) HP UFT
General
1 83 (23.99%) Finance
2 24 (6.94%) Retail
3 15 (4.34%) Banking
4 14 (4.05%) Games
5 11 (3.18%) Law
6 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.45%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Front Office
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.25%) .NET
2 22 (6.36%) Gherkin
3 21 (6.07%) Web Services
4 19 (5.49%) HTML
5 17 (4.91%) CSS
6 11 (3.18%) Behat
6 11 (3.18%) REST
6 11 (3.18%) Symfony
6 11 (3.18%) XML
7 9 (2.60%) SOAP
8 7 (2.02%) RESTful
9 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.29%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.29%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.29%) Guava
10 1 (0.29%) HTML5
10 1 (0.29%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.29%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.47%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.47%) User Experience
4 10 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.89%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.02%) Fintech
6 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.73%) PMI
7 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) Handset
9 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) Derivative
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.14%) Windows
2 32 (9.25%) Android
2 32 (9.25%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.05%) Windows 10
5 13 (3.76%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.02%) Linux
7 4 (1.16%) Unix
7 4 (1.16%) 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
1 180 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.70%) Automated Testing
3 74 (21.39%) Manual Testing
4 68 (19.65%) BDD
5 65 (18.79%) Software Testing
6 62 (17.92%) Test Automation
7 60 (17.34%) Scrum
8 59 (17.05%) Test Strategy
9 49 (14.16%) Automation Testing
10 48 (13.87%) SDLC
11 46 (13.29%) Mentoring
11 46 (13.29%) TDD
12 44 (12.72%) Test Scripting
13 42 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (11.56%) Regression Testing
14 40 (11.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (10.98%) E-Commerce
16 30 (8.67%) Defect Tracking
17 27 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (7.51%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.61%) Java
2 46 (13.29%) SQL
3 41 (11.85%) C#
4 17 (4.91%) PHP
5 15 (4.34%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.47%) Ruby
7 11 (3.18%) Python
8 3 (0.87%) C++
9 2 (0.58%) C
9 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.29%) Groovy
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (19.94%) ISEB
2 60 (17.34%) ISTQB
3 44 (12.72%) Degree
4 8 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.76%) VMware
3 6 (1.73%) Oracle
4 4 (1.16%) Telerik
5 3 (0.87%) New Relic
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.58%) Cadence
6 2 (0.58%) Dynatrace
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.58%) SAP
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%) MEDITECH
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30573 - £35668 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: +20% - 30% bonus & benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + equity
Posted: 11 days ago