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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 743 763 716
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 134 123 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 131 104 114
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(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 +3 77 £62,500 +13.63% 9
South East +21 25 £47,500 +25.72% 6
East of England +3 9 £44,500 -40.66%
West Midlands -2 8 £41,750 +11.33%
East Midlands +2 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West -11 5 £45,000 -20.35% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £37,500 -11.76%
South West -22 1 £40,500 -19.00%
QA Leader
UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 233 (100.00%) QA
2 138 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (52.79%) Selenium
4 77 (33.05%) C#
5 70 (30.04%) Test Automation
6 68 (29.18%) ISEB
7 63 (27.04%) Finance
8 61 (26.18%) Test Scripting
9 58 (24.89%) Automated Testing
10 57 (24.46%) Java
11 51 (21.89%) BDD
12 46 (19.74%) WebDriver
12 46 (19.74%) Software Testing
13 43 (18.45%) SDLC
14 40 (17.17%) TDD
15 38 (16.31%) Test Strategy
16 37 (15.88%) ISTQB
16 37 (15.88%) SQL
16 37 (15.88%) Automation Testing
17 35 (15.02%) .NET
17 35 (15.02%) Cucumber
18 33 (14.16%) Mentoring
19 28 (12.02%) Windows
19 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
21 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
21 25 (10.73%) FitNesse
21 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (10.30%) Performance Testing
23 23 (9.87%) JIRA

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.86%) IIS
3 2 (0.86%) JBoss
3 2 (0.86%) CMS
3 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.86%) Confluence
3 2 (0.86%) Node.js
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Summit
2 2 (0.86%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.86%) SaaS
2 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.15%) Wireless
2 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.86%) Firewall
3 2 (0.86%) Multicast
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.86%) MySQL
3 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.86%) Big Data
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.86%) MS Access
3 2 (0.86%) OLTP
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 123 (52.79%) Selenium
2 46 (19.74%) WebDriver
3 35 (15.02%) Cucumber
4 25 (10.73%) FitNesse
5 23 (9.87%) JIRA
6 19 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (6.44%) SpecFlow
8 14 (6.01%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.58%) JUnit
10 11 (4.72%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.43%) NUnit
12 7 (3.00%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.00%) JProfiler
12 7 (3.00%) Sahi
13 6 (2.58%) TestComplete
13 6 (2.58%) Ranorex
14 4 (1.72%) Behat
14 4 (1.72%) QUnit
14 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.72%) WATIR
General
1 63 (27.04%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Banking
3 16 (6.87%) Games
4 11 (4.72%) Retail
5 10 (4.29%) Legal
6 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.58%) Marketing
7 5 (2.15%) Front Office
8 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.86%) Law
9 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) .NET
2 16 (6.87%) Web Services
3 12 (5.15%) Middleware
4 9 (3.86%) XML
4 9 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (3.43%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.00%) WPF
7 6 (2.58%) REST
8 5 (2.15%) HTML
9 4 (1.72%) SOAP
9 4 (1.72%) Grails
10 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.29%) WinForms
11 2 (0.86%) Ajax
11 2 (0.86%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (0.86%) Flash
12 1 (0.43%) LAMP
12 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.87%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.44%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.29%) Replication
5 3 (1.29%) Equities
5 3 (1.29%) iPhone
5 3 (1.29%) Social Gaming
6 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.02%) Windows
2 17 (7.30%) Android
3 13 (5.58%) Linux
3 13 (5.58%) UNIX
3 13 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.15%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.04%) Test Automation
3 61 (26.18%) Test Scripting
4 58 (24.89%) Automated Testing
5 51 (21.89%) BDD
6 46 (19.74%) Software Testing
7 43 (18.45%) SDLC
8 40 (17.17%) TDD
9 38 (16.31%) Test Strategy
10 37 (15.88%) Automation Testing
11 33 (14.16%) Mentoring
12 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
14 24 (10.30%) Performance Testing
15 22 (9.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (9.44%) Manual Testing
16 20 (8.58%) Test Management
16 20 (8.58%) Scrum
17 16 (6.87%) Software Engineering
18 15 (6.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.05%) C#
2 57 (24.46%) Java
3 37 (15.88%) SQL
4 11 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.86%) Python
6 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.15%) C
6 5 (2.15%) PHP
7 4 (1.72%) C++
8 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.29%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.29%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.86%) Ruby
9 2 (0.86%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) VBA
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (29.18%) ISEB
2 37 (15.88%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.72%) Degree
5 7 (3.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) Basel III
2 4 (1.72%) EMIR
2 4 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.72%) MiFID
3 1 (0.43%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.15%) Oracle
3 5 (2.15%) VMware
4 4 (1.72%) Telerik
4 4 (1.72%) HP
5 3 (1.29%) Facebook
5 3 (1.29%) Progress
6 2 (0.86%) Green Hat
6 2 (0.86%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) CODA
7 1 (0.43%) McAfee
7 1 (0.43%) ATG
7 1 (0.43%) Murex
7 1 (0.43%) Calypso
7 1 (0.43%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Private Healthca
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: €90000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 24 days ago