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 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 659 732 842
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 203 191 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 160 174 102
Median salary £51,864 £47,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% -5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 December 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 December 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 +101 117 £65,000 +8.33% 10
North West -9 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +28 23 £45,000 +32.35% 3
East Midlands +4 13 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -22 10 £51,250 +20.58% 1
South East +35 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +8 2 £22,500 -40.00% 1
South West +1 2 £36,750 -26.50%
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
QA Leader
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QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 381 (100.00%) QA
2 214 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (45.41%) Selenium
4 99 (25.98%) Automated Testing
5 93 (24.41%) Cucumber
6 79 (20.73%) Test Automation
7 78 (20.47%) Java
8 76 (19.95%) BDD
8 76 (19.95%) Test Strategy
9 72 (18.90%) JIRA
10 70 (18.37%) Scrum
11 69 (18.11%) Finance
11 69 (18.11%) Software Testing
12 68 (17.85%) ISTQB
13 65 (17.06%) Manual Testing
13 65 (17.06%) WebDriver
14 62 (16.27%) SQL
15 61 (16.01%) Test Scripting
15 61 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
16 58 (15.22%) Degree
17 55 (14.44%) Mentoring
18 54 (14.17%) Mobile App
18 54 (14.17%) Automation Testing
19 52 (13.65%) TDD
19 52 (13.65%) ISEB
20 51 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (12.60%) C#
22 47 (12.34%) Windows
23 46 (12.07%) Microsoft
23 46 (12.07%) SDLC

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 13 (3.41%) Confluence
2 9 (2.36%) CMS
3 5 (1.31%) Documentum
3 5 (1.31%) FileNet
3 5 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.79%) Apache
4 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.89%) SaaS
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) HTTP
2 3 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.05%) Big Data
4 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.52%) HBase
6 2 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.26%) DataStage
7 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Power BI
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 173 (45.41%) Selenium
2 93 (24.41%) Cucumber
3 72 (18.90%) JIRA
4 65 (17.06%) WebDriver
5 39 (10.24%) Git (software)
6 31 (8.14%) Jenkins
7 27 (7.09%) SoapUI
8 22 (5.77%) JMeter
9 21 (5.51%) HP UFT
10 20 (5.25%) SpecFlow
11 19 (4.99%) Appium
11 19 (4.99%) Robot Framework
12 14 (3.67%) Capybara
12 14 (3.67%) Fiddler
13 12 (3.15%) LoadRunner
13 12 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (3.15%) TeamCity
14 11 (2.89%) WATIR
15 10 (2.62%) TestComplete
16 9 (2.36%) TestRail
General
1 69 (18.11%) Finance
2 19 (4.99%) Banking
2 19 (4.99%) Marketing
3 11 (2.89%) Games
4 10 (2.62%) Retail
5 8 (2.10%) Law
6 5 (1.31%) Legal
6 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Back Office
8 3 (0.79%) Electronics
8 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.55%) Gherkin
2 31 (8.14%) .NET
3 24 (6.30%) HTML
4 16 (4.20%) SOAP
5 14 (3.67%) CSS
6 13 (3.41%) RESTful
7 12 (3.15%) J2EE
7 12 (3.15%) XML
8 11 (2.89%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.62%) Web Services
10 8 (2.10%) Node.js
11 6 (1.57%) HTML5
12 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.31%) REST
13 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.79%) Behat
13 3 (0.79%) Middleware
13 3 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (14.17%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.94%) iPad
4 13 (3.41%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.62%) Fintech
5 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.57%) User Experience
7 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.05%) Handset
7 4 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.52%) Equities
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.26%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.26%) Statistics
10 1 (0.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.34%) Windows
2 35 (9.19%) Android
3 34 (8.92%) Apple iOS
4 32 (8.40%) Linux
5 19 (4.99%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.72%) Unix
6 18 (4.72%) Windows 10
7 17 (4.46%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (25.98%) Automated Testing
3 79 (20.73%) Test Automation
4 76 (19.95%) BDD
4 76 (19.95%) Test Strategy
5 70 (18.37%) Scrum
6 69 (18.11%) Software Testing
7 65 (17.06%) Manual Testing
8 61 (16.01%) Test Scripting
9 55 (14.44%) Mentoring
10 54 (14.17%) Automation Testing
11 52 (13.65%) TDD
12 51 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (12.07%) SDLC
14 45 (11.81%) Test Management
15 40 (10.50%) Performance Testing
15 40 (10.50%) Project Management
16 34 (8.92%) API Testing
17 32 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 32 (8.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.47%) Java
2 62 (16.27%) SQL
3 48 (12.60%) C#
4 31 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.87%) Ruby
6 22 (5.77%) Python
7 14 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.36%) Groovy
9 8 (2.10%) C++
10 7 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.05%) C
11 4 (1.05%) PHP
11 4 (1.05%) Scala
12 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) Lua
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (17.85%) ISTQB
2 58 (15.22%) Degree
3 52 (13.65%) ISEB
4 18 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.52%) AAT
6 2 (0.52%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) CSQA
7 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (2.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (4.46%) Active Directory
1 17 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.52%) Ansible
2 2 (0.52%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.46%) Oracle
2 17 (4.46%) VMware
3 9 (2.36%) HP
4 7 (1.84%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.05%) hybris
6 4 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (0.52%) MEDITECH
7 2 (0.52%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.26%) ATG
8 1 (0.26%) Demandware
8 1 (0.26%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) Perforce
8 1 (0.26%) Remedy
8 1 (0.26%) Sony
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Manpower
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2K Training budget
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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