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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 558 552 500
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 75 69 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69 59 115
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
42437 43288 43893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.99% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36075 36075 37807
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +38 20 £55,000 +4.76%
Croydon - 2 £51,250 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 135 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.30%) Test Scripting
4 48 (35.56%) Selenium
5 47 (34.81%) Finance
6 35 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 33 (24.44%) SQL
8 31 (22.96%) JIRA
9 30 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 28 (20.74%) TDD
11 26 (19.26%) Java
12 24 (17.78%) Manual Testing
13 23 (17.04%) Automation Testing
14 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
14 20 (14.81%) Cucumber
14 20 (14.81%) C#
15 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (11.85%) Software Testing
16 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
16 16 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (11.85%) Mobile App
16 16 (11.85%) Mentoring
17 15 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
17 15 (11.11%) .NET
18 14 (10.37%) WebDriver
18 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
19 13 (9.63%) Apple iOS
19 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (5.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (35.56%) Selenium
2 31 (22.96%) JIRA
3 20 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.37%) WebDriver
4 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.89%) RSpec
5 12 (8.89%) TeamCity
6 11 (8.15%) JMeter
7 7 (5.19%) Xcode
7 7 (5.19%) JUnit
7 7 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.44%) Sahi
8 6 (4.44%) Behat
8 6 (4.44%) PhantomJS
9 4 (2.96%) Calabash
9 4 (2.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (2.96%) Serena SBM
10 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (34.81%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Front Office
3 7 (5.19%) Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
4 6 (4.44%) Games
5 4 (2.96%) Advertising
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (5.19%) Middleware
3 7 (5.19%) Web Services
4 4 (2.96%) XML
5 3 (2.22%) J2EE
5 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.22%) Spring
5 3 (2.22%) iOS SDK
5 3 (2.22%) REST
5 3 (2.22%) Struts
5 3 (2.22%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.74%) Django
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 8 (5.93%) iPhone
3 8 (5.93%) Open Source
3 8 (5.93%) iPad
4 7 (5.19%) Equities
5 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.48%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.48%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.48%) Derivative
9 2 (1.48%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.67%) UNIX
2 9 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (5.19%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.22%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.30%) Test Scripting
3 35 (25.93%) Test Automation
3 35 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 28 (20.74%) TDD
6 24 (17.78%) Manual Testing
7 23 (17.04%) Automation Testing
8 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.85%) Mentoring
9 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (11.85%) Software Testing
10 15 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.89%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.41%) Scrum
14 9 (6.67%) BDD
15 8 (5.93%) System Testing
16 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (5.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 26 (19.26%) Java
3 20 (14.81%) C#
4 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.93%) Objective-C
6 7 (5.19%) PHP
7 6 (4.44%) Python
8 5 (3.70%) C++
8 5 (3.70%) Ruby
9 4 (2.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) ISTQB
2 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) HP
2 7 (5.19%) Fidessa
3 6 (4.44%) Green Hat
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Progress
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