The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 758 741 721
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 82 113 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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 -16 46 £51,250 - 7
South East -16 15 £48,750 -11.36% 1
East of England +11 11 £55,000 +37.50%
North West -6 4 £32,750 -40.45%
South West - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands -28 1 £32,500 -35.00%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) QA
2 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (41.34%) Selenium
4 57 (31.84%) Test Automation
5 46 (25.70%) Test Scripting
6 41 (22.91%) TDD
7 39 (21.79%) JIRA
8 38 (21.23%) WebDriver
8 38 (21.23%) Manual Testing
9 36 (20.11%) Automated Testing
10 35 (19.55%) Finance
10 35 (19.55%) C#
11 34 (18.99%) SQL
11 34 (18.99%) Scrum
12 27 (15.08%) Java
12 27 (15.08%) .NET
13 26 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (13.97%) Cucumber
15 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
15 24 (13.41%) Mobile App
15 24 (13.41%) ISEB
16 23 (12.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (12.29%) Automation Testing
18 21 (11.73%) Software Testing
18 21 (11.73%) TeamCity
19 20 (11.17%) BDD
20 19 (10.61%) Git (software)
21 18 (10.06%) Apple iOS
21 18 (10.06%) Mentoring
22 17 (9.50%) JMeter

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 10 (5.59%) Confluence
2 7 (3.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.56%) HSPA
3 1 (0.56%) LTE
3 1 (0.56%) NAS
3 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.56%) 3G
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.56%) 2G
3 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.56%) HSUPA
3 1 (0.56%) GPRS
3 1 (0.56%) GSM
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
3 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.56%) UMTS
3 1 (0.56%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 74 (41.34%) Selenium
2 39 (21.79%) JIRA
3 38 (21.23%) WebDriver
4 25 (13.97%) Cucumber
5 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
6 21 (11.73%) TeamCity
7 19 (10.61%) Git (software)
8 17 (9.50%) JMeter
9 14 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (7.26%) SpecFlow
10 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
10 13 (7.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (6.70%) Xcode
12 9 (5.03%) Selenium IDE
13 8 (4.47%) JUnit
13 8 (4.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (3.91%) Calabash
15 6 (3.35%) RSpec
15 6 (3.35%) NUnit
16 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.59%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Games
5 7 (3.91%) Front Office
6 6 (3.35%) Publishing
7 4 (2.23%) Back Office
7 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.23%) Marketing
8 3 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) .NET
2 11 (6.15%) Web Services
3 10 (5.59%) Middleware
4 7 (3.91%) REST
5 6 (3.35%) CSS
6 5 (2.79%) SOAP
6 5 (2.79%) HTML
7 3 (1.68%) iOS SDK
7 3 (1.68%) Android SDK
7 3 (1.68%) Spring
8 2 (1.12%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.12%) jQuery
9 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.56%) JSON
9 1 (0.56%) Velocity
9 1 (0.56%) Django
9 1 (0.56%) Struts
9 1 (0.56%) J2EE
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.41%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.47%) iPhone
3 8 (4.47%) iPad
4 7 (3.91%) Open Source
4 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.23%) Social Gaming
5 4 (2.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.68%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.06%) Apple iOS
2 16 (8.94%) Windows
3 13 (7.26%) Android
4 8 (4.47%) UNIX
5 3 (1.68%) Linux
5 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.84%) Test Automation
3 46 (25.70%) Test Scripting
4 41 (22.91%) TDD
5 38 (21.23%) Manual Testing
6 36 (20.11%) Automated Testing
7 34 (18.99%) Scrum
8 26 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (12.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (12.29%) Automation Testing
11 21 (11.73%) Software Testing
12 20 (11.17%) BDD
13 18 (10.06%) Mentoring
14 15 (8.38%) System Testing
15 13 (7.26%) Test Strategy
15 13 (7.26%) Line Management
16 12 (6.70%) Performance Testing
16 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.70%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.55%) C#
2 34 (18.99%) SQL
3 27 (15.08%) Java
4 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.47%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.23%) C
6 4 (2.23%) PHP
7 3 (1.68%) Ruby
7 3 (1.68%) C++
7 3 (1.68%) VBScript
8 2 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (13.41%) ISEB
2 14 (7.82%) ISTQB
3 13 (7.26%) Degree
4 8 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.91%) VCP4
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) HP
3 6 (3.35%) Green Hat
4 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle
6 2 (1.12%) Progress
6 2 (1.12%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Intel
7 1 (0.56%) Nokia
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