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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 761 796 826
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 161 137 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 112 125
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -14.00%
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
92434 99547 107967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78534 82125 88470
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +27 86 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South East +29 29 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +19 14 £37,500 -9.09%
North West +25 10 £48,000 +41.17% 1
West Midlands -11 10 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +23 5 £27,500 -42.10%
Yorkshire +11 5 £53,750 -
South West -8 2 £45,000 +1.12% 1
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UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 318 (100.00%) QA
2 190 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (35.85%) Selenium
4 83 (26.10%) Automated Testing
5 82 (25.79%) Software Testing
6 77 (24.21%) Finance
7 73 (22.96%) BDD
8 66 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 60 (18.87%) Scrum
9 60 (18.87%) Manual Testing
10 59 (18.55%) Java
11 58 (18.24%) WebDriver
12 53 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 49 (15.41%) TDD
14 47 (14.78%) C#
15 45 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (13.21%) Automation Testing
17 41 (12.89%) ISEB
18 39 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (11.95%) JIRA
19 38 (11.95%) Cucumber
20 37 (11.64%) SDLC
20 37 (11.64%) Mentoring
20 37 (11.64%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (11.32%) Windows
22 35 (11.01%) Apple iOS
22 35 (11.01%) SQL
22 35 (11.01%) Android
23 34 (10.69%) Degree
23 34 (10.69%) SpecFlow

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 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) Confluence
2 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.52%) SaaS
3 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.94%) MySQL
5 2 (0.63%) Big Data
5 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.63%) OLTP
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (35.85%) Selenium
2 58 (18.24%) WebDriver
3 38 (11.95%) Cucumber
3 38 (11.95%) JIRA
4 34 (10.69%) SpecFlow
5 29 (9.12%) Appium
6 22 (6.92%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.72%) Jasmine
8 10 (3.14%) Calabash
8 10 (3.14%) HP UFT
8 10 (3.14%) JBehave
8 10 (3.14%) NUnit
8 10 (3.14%) TestNG
9 9 (2.83%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.52%) JMeter
10 8 (2.52%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.52%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.20%) Fiddler
11 7 (2.20%) NeoLoad
General
1 77 (24.21%) Finance
2 28 (8.81%) Retail
3 19 (5.97%) Banking
4 13 (4.09%) Games
5 12 (3.77%) Law
6 7 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.20%) Legal
7 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.94%) Local Government
8 3 (0.94%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.38%) .NET
2 21 (6.60%) Web Services
3 14 (4.40%) XML
4 11 (3.46%) HTML
4 11 (3.46%) REST
5 10 (3.14%) CSS
6 8 (2.52%) Gherkin
7 6 (1.89%) Middleware
8 4 (1.26%) Behat
8 4 (1.26%) JMS
8 4 (1.26%) RESTful
8 4 (1.26%) Symfony
8 4 (1.26%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.63%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.63%) HTML5
10 2 (0.63%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.63%) jQuery
10 2 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.31%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.52%) Fintech
5 7 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.89%) PMI
7 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.26%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.26%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.31%) Blog
10 1 (0.31%) Derivative
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
10 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.31%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.32%) Windows
2 35 (11.01%) Android
2 35 (11.01%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.83%) Mac OS X
4 9 (2.83%) Unix
4 9 (2.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.94%) Linux
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.10%) Automated Testing
3 82 (25.79%) Software Testing
4 73 (22.96%) BDD
5 66 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 60 (18.87%) Manual Testing
6 60 (18.87%) Scrum
7 53 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 49 (15.41%) TDD
9 42 (13.21%) Automation Testing
10 39 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (11.64%) Mentoring
11 37 (11.64%) SDLC
11 37 (11.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (10.69%) Functional Testing
13 32 (10.06%) E-Commerce
14 29 (9.12%) Test Scripting
15 28 (8.81%) QA Automation
16 24 (7.55%) Test Management
17 20 (6.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.55%) Java
2 47 (14.78%) C#
3 35 (11.01%) SQL
4 12 (3.77%) Python
4 12 (3.77%) Ruby
5 10 (3.14%) PHP
6 7 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.94%) C++
8 2 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) Groovy
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (12.89%) ISEB
2 34 (10.69%) Degree
3 27 (8.49%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GMP
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.26%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (1.26%) nmon
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.14%) VMware
3 9 (2.83%) Dynatrace
4 8 (2.52%) HP
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle
5 6 (1.89%) New Relic
6 3 (0.94%) Google
6 3 (0.94%) IBM
7 2 (0.63%) Cadence
7 2 (0.63%) Green Hat
7 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.63%) Sophos
7 2 (0.63%) Telerik
7 2 (0.63%) webMethods
8 1 (0.31%) ATG
8 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.31%) hybris
8 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
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