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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 715 798 786
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 181 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 150 115 148
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £75,000 £65,000
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
88740 98545 107138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75724 82192 88489
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 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 92 £62,500 - 6
South East +59 34 £51,250 +13.88%
North West +29 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +10 12 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -6 11 £42,500 +3.65% 1
East of England +36 6 £48,750 - 2
Yorkshire +32 5 £47,500 - 1
South West +5 5 £55,000 +35.80% 1
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 335 (100.00%) QA
2 187 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (37.31%) Selenium
4 84 (25.07%) Automated Testing
5 79 (23.58%) Finance
6 75 (22.39%) BDD
7 72 (21.49%) Manual Testing
8 70 (20.90%) Software Testing
9 64 (19.10%) Scrum
10 62 (18.51%) ISEB
11 60 (17.91%) Test Automation
12 58 (17.31%) Test Strategy
13 54 (16.12%) WebDriver
14 53 (15.82%) TDD
15 52 (15.52%) ISTQB
16 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (14.93%) Java
18 48 (14.33%) Automation Testing
19 44 (13.13%) Mentoring
19 44 (13.13%) SDLC
19 44 (13.13%) SQL
19 44 (13.13%) JIRA
20 43 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 43 (12.84%) C#
21 42 (12.54%) E-Commerce
22 41 (12.24%) Cucumber
23 40 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
23 40 (11.94%) Windows
24 38 (11.34%) Degree
25 36 (10.75%) Mobile App

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 3 (0.90%) Confluence
1 3 (0.90%) Documentum
1 3 (0.90%) FileNet
1 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) Apache
2 1 (0.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 125 (37.31%) Selenium
2 54 (16.12%) WebDriver
3 44 (13.13%) JIRA
4 41 (12.24%) Cucumber
5 28 (8.36%) SpecFlow
6 26 (7.76%) Appium
7 18 (5.37%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.48%) Jasmine
9 14 (4.18%) JMeter
10 12 (3.58%) SoapUI
11 10 (2.99%) PHPUnit
12 9 (2.69%) Calabash
12 9 (2.69%) JBehave
12 9 (2.69%) NUnit
12 9 (2.69%) Ranorex
12 9 (2.69%) TestNG
13 8 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.39%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.39%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (23.58%) Finance
2 29 (8.66%) Retail
3 14 (4.18%) Banking
4 13 (3.88%) Games
5 11 (3.28%) Law
6 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 3 (0.90%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Front Office
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.75%) .NET
2 25 (7.46%) Web Services
3 17 (5.07%) HTML
4 16 (4.78%) CSS
4 16 (4.78%) Gherkin
5 12 (3.58%) REST
6 10 (2.99%) Behat
6 10 (2.99%) Symfony
7 9 (2.69%) XML
8 7 (2.09%) RESTful
8 7 (2.09%) SOAP
9 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.60%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.60%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.30%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.30%) Flash
11 1 (0.30%) Grails
11 1 (0.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.28%) User Experience
4 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.69%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.79%) Fintech
7 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.79%) PMI
8 5 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.30%) Blog
10 1 (0.30%) Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Handset
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.30%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.94%) Windows
2 30 (8.96%) Android
2 30 (8.96%) Apple iOS
3 14 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.58%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.28%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.79%) Linux
7 4 (1.19%) Unix
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.07%) Automated Testing
3 75 (22.39%) BDD
4 72 (21.49%) Manual Testing
5 70 (20.90%) Software Testing
6 64 (19.10%) Scrum
7 60 (17.91%) Test Automation
8 58 (17.31%) Test Strategy
9 53 (15.82%) TDD
10 48 (14.33%) Automation Testing
11 44 (13.13%) Mentoring
11 44 (13.13%) SDLC
12 43 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (12.54%) E-Commerce
14 40 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (9.85%) Test Scripting
16 30 (8.96%) QA Automation
17 26 (7.76%) Defect Tracking
17 26 (7.76%) Functional Testing
17 26 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.93%) Java
2 44 (13.13%) SQL
3 43 (12.84%) C#
4 16 (4.78%) PHP
5 11 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.28%) Ruby
6 10 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) C
7 2 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.30%) Groovy
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (18.51%) ISEB
2 52 (15.52%) ISTQB
3 38 (11.34%) Degree
4 6 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.58%) VMware
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle
4 5 (1.49%) New Relic
5 4 (1.19%) Dynatrace
5 4 (1.19%) Telerik
6 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.60%) Cadence
6 2 (0.60%) HP
6 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.60%) SAP
6 2 (0.60%) Sophos
7 1 (0.30%) ATG
7 1 (0.30%) Demandware
7 1 (0.30%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) hybris
7 1 (0.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Oho Group
Salary: £32.5k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + 15+% BONUS
Posted: 18 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago