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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 552 569 548
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 76 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 65 56
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
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
40854 43597 41662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.46% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34907 36416 34972
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 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
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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
City of London +36 25 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Surbiton - 3 £52,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 144 (100.00%) QA
2 90 (62.50%) Selenium
2 90 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.28%) C#
4 56 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 54 (37.50%) Finance
6 46 (31.94%) BDD
7 41 (28.47%) Java
8 39 (27.08%) WebDriver
9 38 (26.39%) Test Scripting
10 37 (25.69%) TDD
11 33 (22.92%) SDLC
12 32 (22.22%) Test Strategy
12 32 (22.22%) ISEB
13 30 (20.83%) Automated Testing
14 25 (17.36%) FitNesse
14 25 (17.36%) Cucumber
14 25 (17.36%) Mentoring
15 24 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 23 (15.97%) Automation Testing
17 21 (14.58%) Windows
17 21 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (11.81%) Test Management
18 17 (11.81%) SQL
19 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
19 16 (11.11%) Android
19 16 (11.11%) Banking
20 15 (10.42%) Scrum
20 15 (10.42%) .NET
20 15 (10.42%) OO

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) CMS
2 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.39%) IIS
2 2 (1.39%) JBoss
2 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.39%) Confluence
2 2 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Office
2 2 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.39%) Firewall
1 2 (1.39%) Wireless
1 2 (1.39%) Multicast
2 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.39%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) MS Access
3 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (62.50%) Selenium
2 39 (27.08%) WebDriver
3 25 (17.36%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.36%) FitNesse
4 14 (9.72%) JIRA
4 14 (9.72%) SpecFlow
5 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.56%) NUnit
8 5 (3.47%) JUnit
8 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.78%) Spock
9 4 (2.78%) Geb
9 4 (2.78%) WATIR
10 2 (1.39%) Xcode
10 2 (1.39%) Maven
10 2 (1.39%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 54 (37.50%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Games
4 7 (4.86%) Retail
5 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.47%) Front Office
6 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.78%) Legal
7 4 (2.78%) Marketing
8 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) Web Services
3 9 (6.25%) Middleware
3 9 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 7 (4.86%) XML
6 6 (4.17%) REST
7 4 (2.78%) Grails
7 4 (2.78%) HTML
8 2 (1.39%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.39%) Flash
8 2 (1.39%) SOAP
8 2 (1.39%) Ajax
8 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.08%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.08%) Replication
5 3 (2.08%) Equities
5 3 (2.08%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.39%) iPhone
6 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.58%) Windows
2 16 (11.11%) Android
3 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.64%) UNIX
5 8 (5.56%) Linux
6 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 46 (31.94%) BDD
4 38 (26.39%) Test Scripting
5 37 (25.69%) TDD
6 33 (22.92%) SDLC
7 32 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 30 (20.83%) Automated Testing
9 25 (17.36%) Mentoring
10 24 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 23 (15.97%) Automation Testing
12 21 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (11.81%) Test Management
14 15 (10.42%) Scrum
14 15 (10.42%) OO
15 14 (9.72%) Software Testing
16 13 (9.03%) Performance Testing
17 11 (7.64%) Manual Testing
18 10 (6.94%) Regression Testing
19 8 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.28%) C#
2 41 (28.47%) Java
3 17 (11.81%) SQL
4 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.56%) Python
5 5 (3.47%) C
5 5 (3.47%) PHP
6 4 (2.78%) C++
7 3 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) ISEB
2 15 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (9.03%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Basel III
2 4 (2.78%) EMIR
2 4 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (2.78%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (2.78%) Telerik
4 3 (2.08%) Facebook
4 3 (2.08%) Progress
4 3 (2.08%) HP
5 2 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (0.69%) ATG
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Murex
6 1 (0.69%) Calypso
6 1 (0.69%) Fidessa
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago