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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 782 760 701
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 116 102 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 98 83 160
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,250
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
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
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 £26,500 £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% -
QA Leader
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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 23 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 23 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 -34 56 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South East -13 15 £41,750 -16.50% 1
East of England -15 11 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire -27 9 £42,500 +16.43%
North West - 7 £55,250 - 2
West Midlands +5 6 £40,000 -1.84% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -9 6 £50,000 -9.09%
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QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 227 (100.00%) QA
2 90 (39.65%) Selenium
3 80 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (29.07%) Finance
5 62 (27.31%) Automated Testing
6 59 (25.99%) Java
7 46 (20.26%) SQL
8 42 (18.50%) Test Scripting
9 41 (18.06%) Degree
9 41 (18.06%) Automation Testing
10 36 (15.86%) Scrum
11 29 (12.78%) Test Automation
11 29 (12.78%) WebDriver
11 29 (12.78%) Software Testing
12 28 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (12.33%) Computer Science
12 28 (12.33%) ISEB
13 27 (11.89%) C#
14 25 (11.01%) Manual Testing
14 25 (11.01%) Cucumber
15 23 (10.13%) TDD
15 23 (10.13%) Client/Server
15 23 (10.13%) Apple iOS
15 23 (10.13%) Test Management
16 22 (9.69%) BDD
17 20 (8.81%) Windows
18 19 (8.37%) Financial Institution
18 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (8.37%) JIRA
19 18 (7.93%) Linux

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.96%) Apache
2 5 (2.20%) IIS
3 4 (1.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) NAS
3 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.08%) MySQL
4 6 (2.64%) Big Data
5 5 (2.20%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.88%) HBase
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (39.65%) Selenium
2 29 (12.78%) WebDriver
3 25 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 19 (8.37%) JIRA
5 13 (5.73%) JUnit
6 12 (5.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.52%) Sahi
9 7 (3.08%) Behat
9 7 (3.08%) TestNG
10 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.20%) RSpec
11 5 (2.20%) PhantomJS
12 4 (1.76%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (1.76%) JBehave
12 4 (1.76%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.76%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.76%) Serena SBM
13 3 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 66 (29.07%) Finance
2 19 (8.37%) Financial Institution
3 14 (6.17%) Banking
4 12 (5.29%) Marketing
5 11 (4.85%) Games
6 6 (2.64%) Retail
7 5 (2.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.76%) Front Office
9 3 (1.32%) Electronics
9 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.88%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) .NET
2 17 (7.49%) XML
3 16 (7.05%) HTML
4 14 (6.17%) Apache Flex
5 4 (1.76%) jQuery
5 4 (1.76%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.76%) CSS
6 3 (1.32%) Web Services
6 3 (1.32%) REST
6 3 (1.32%) Ajax
6 3 (1.32%) JSON
6 3 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.88%) JSF
8 1 (0.44%) XSL
8 1 (0.44%) J2ME
8 1 (0.44%) JSP
8 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.13%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.64%) Equities
5 3 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.32%) Derivative
5 3 (1.32%) iPad
6 2 (0.88%) Streaming Music
6 2 (0.88%) e-Health
6 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.88%) Online Games
6 2 (0.88%) Online Gambling
6 2 (0.88%) iPhone
6 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) DTV
7 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.44%) Tandem
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.13%) Apple iOS
2 20 (8.81%) Windows
3 18 (7.93%) Linux
4 15 (6.61%) Android
5 14 (6.17%) UNIX
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.31%) Automated Testing
3 42 (18.50%) Test Scripting
4 41 (18.06%) Automation Testing
5 36 (15.86%) Scrum
6 29 (12.78%) Software Testing
6 29 (12.78%) Test Automation
7 28 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (11.01%) Manual Testing
9 23 (10.13%) Test Management
9 23 (10.13%) TDD
10 22 (9.69%) BDD
11 16 (7.05%) Regression Testing
12 15 (6.61%) Test Strategy
13 14 (6.17%) Load Testing
13 14 (6.17%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.73%) Performance Testing
14 13 (5.73%) Risk Analysis
15 12 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.99%) Java
2 46 (20.26%) SQL
3 27 (11.89%) C#
4 16 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.17%) PHP
5 14 (6.17%) PowerHouse
6 13 (5.73%) Ruby
6 13 (5.73%) Python
7 11 (4.85%) C++
8 9 (3.96%) Perl
9 5 (2.20%) C
9 5 (2.20%) VB
10 4 (1.76%) VBScript
11 2 (0.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) Groovy
12 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (18.06%) Degree
2 28 (12.33%) ISEB
3 14 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.20%) Oracle
3 3 (1.32%) Fidessa
3 3 (1.32%) HP
3 3 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (0.44%) Micro Focus
4 1 (0.44%) Google
4 1 (0.44%) Cerillion
4 1 (0.44%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.44%) Sybase
4 1 (0.44%) SAP
4 1 (0.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.44%) Progress
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