The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 560 533 513
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 48 82 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 96
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.51%
QA Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Leader
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader across the London region.

QA Leader Salary Trend in London

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in London

QA Leader
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
City of London -10 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Croydon +16 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Ealing - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 - 1
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (44.72%) Selenium
4 46 (37.40%) Test Automation
5 43 (34.96%) Test Scripting
6 41 (33.33%) Finance
7 32 (26.02%) JIRA
8 31 (25.20%) TDD
9 28 (22.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (21.95%) Manual Testing
11 26 (21.14%) Automated Testing
12 25 (20.33%) SQL
12 25 (20.33%) WebDriver
13 23 (18.70%) C#
14 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
15 21 (17.07%) Automation Testing
16 20 (16.26%) Cucumber
16 20 (16.26%) Software Testing
17 19 (15.45%) Java
18 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
19 17 (13.82%) Scrum
20 16 (13.01%) ISEB
20 16 (13.01%) BDD
20 16 (13.01%) Mentoring
21 15 (12.20%) Apple iOS
21 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
21 15 (12.20%) JMeter
22 14 (11.38%) TeamCity
23 13 (10.57%) JavaScript

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (6.50%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) GPRS
1 1 (0.81%) GSM
1 1 (0.81%) SMS
1 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.81%) UMTS
1 1 (0.81%) WCDMA
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) 3G
1 1 (0.81%) Wireless
1 1 (0.81%) HSDPA
1 1 (0.81%) 2G
1 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.81%) HSUPA
1 1 (0.81%) HSPA
1 1 (0.81%) LTE
1 1 (0.81%) NAS
1 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (44.72%) Selenium
2 32 (26.02%) JIRA
3 25 (20.33%) WebDriver
4 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
5 20 (16.26%) Cucumber
6 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
6 15 (12.20%) JMeter
7 14 (11.38%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (7.32%) Xcode
10 6 (4.88%) RSpec
10 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.88%) Calabash
10 6 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (4.07%) JUnit
11 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (2.44%) TestLink
13 3 (2.44%) JBehave
General
1 41 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Front Office
2 9 (7.32%) Games
3 5 (4.07%) Publishing
4 4 (3.25%) Back Office
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) Web Services
3 7 (5.69%) Middleware
4 6 (4.88%) REST
5 5 (4.07%) SOAP
6 4 (3.25%) HTML
6 4 (3.25%) CSS
7 3 (2.44%) J2EE
7 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.44%) Spring
7 3 (2.44%) Struts
7 3 (2.44%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.44%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.81%) Django
9 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.50%) Credit Risk
2 8 (6.50%) iPhone
2 8 (6.50%) Open Source
2 8 (6.50%) iPad
3 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.13%) Android
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) Test Automation
3 43 (34.96%) Test Scripting
4 31 (25.20%) TDD
5 28 (22.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (21.95%) Manual Testing
7 26 (21.14%) Automated Testing
8 21 (17.07%) Automation Testing
9 20 (16.26%) Software Testing
10 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (13.82%) Scrum
12 16 (13.01%) BDD
12 16 (13.01%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.76%) Line Management
13 12 (9.76%) Performance Testing
13 12 (9.76%) Regression Testing
14 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.50%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (6.50%) System Testing
16 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) SQL
2 23 (18.70%) C#
3 19 (15.45%) Java
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.88%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) Ruby
7 4 (3.25%) PHP
8 3 (2.44%) C
8 3 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) ISEB
2 9 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.50%) Degree
4 7 (5.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) HP
3 6 (4.88%) Green Hat
4 3 (2.44%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.81%) Intel
6 1 (0.81%) Nokia
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South Croydon
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago