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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 551 535 530
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 65 76 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 108
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -3 15 £47,500 -21.48% 2
Wembley - 4 - -
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Ealing +8 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (47.01%) Finance
3 48 (35.82%) Selenium
4 40 (29.85%) Test Scripting
5 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (22.39%) Java
6 30 (22.39%) SQL
7 27 (20.15%) Automated Testing
8 25 (18.66%) Degree
9 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
10 21 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
11 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
12 18 (13.43%) Risk Analysis
13 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (12.69%) Scrum
14 16 (11.94%) JIRA
14 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
15 15 (11.19%) Banking
16 14 (10.45%) TDD
16 14 (10.45%) WebDriver
17 13 (9.70%) Test Management
17 13 (9.70%) Financial Institution
17 13 (9.70%) Client/Server
17 13 (9.70%) C#
18 12 (8.96%) BDD
19 11 (8.21%) ISEB
20 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
20 10 (7.46%) .NET

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (0.75%) Confluence
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) NAS
1 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.75%) FTP
1 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.73%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (35.82%) Selenium
2 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.94%) JIRA
4 14 (10.45%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.46%) JUnit
6 6 (4.48%) Behat
6 6 (4.48%) Sahi
6 6 (4.48%) RSpec
6 6 (4.48%) PhantomJS
7 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (2.99%) Serena SBM
8 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.99%) JBehave
9 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.24%) Hudson
9 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.49%) JMeter
10 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 63 (47.01%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Banking
3 13 (9.70%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.46%) Games
5 6 (4.48%) Marketing
6 5 (3.73%) Advertising
6 5 (3.73%) Front Office
7 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.75%) Retail
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) .NET
2 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 8 (5.97%) Apache Flex
3 7 (5.22%) XML
4 3 (2.24%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.49%) Web Services
5 2 (1.49%) JSON
5 2 (1.49%) REST
6 1 (0.75%) RESTful
6 1 (0.75%) Spring
6 1 (0.75%) JSF
6 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.70%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.72%) Equities
4 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.24%) Open Source
5 3 (2.24%) Derivative
5 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.49%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.49%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.49%) Online Games
6 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) UNIX
2 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.22%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Linux
3 6 (4.48%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) Test Scripting
2 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.15%) Automated Testing
4 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
5 21 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 18 (13.43%) Risk Analysis
7 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (12.69%) Scrum
8 14 (10.45%) TDD
9 13 (9.70%) Test Management
10 12 (8.96%) BDD
11 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
11 10 (7.46%) Manual Testing
12 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.48%) Software Testing
14 6 (4.48%) Load Testing
15 5 (3.73%) Performance Testing
15 5 (3.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.39%) Java
1 30 (22.39%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) C#
3 10 (7.46%) Python
4 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.97%) PHP
5 8 (5.97%) PowerHouse
5 8 (5.97%) Ruby
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) VBA
7 2 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Groovy
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Degree
2 11 (8.21%) ISEB
3 8 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) Fidessa
2 2 (1.49%) HP
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) Green Hat
3 1 (0.75%) Cerillion
3 1 (0.75%) Sybase
3 1 (0.75%) Progress
3 1 (0.75%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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