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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 566 550 503
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 46 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 81
Average salary £51,250 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,150 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
38180 39749 40739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.82% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32210 32598 34627
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -3 13 £48,750 +14.70% 4
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Ealing - 3 - -
Croydon +10 2 £50,000 -0.99%
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.88%) Selenium
4 53 (46.49%) Test Automation
5 40 (35.09%) Test Scripting
6 36 (31.58%) JIRA
6 36 (31.58%) TDD
7 31 (27.19%) WebDriver
8 30 (26.32%) C#
9 25 (21.93%) Automated Testing
9 25 (21.93%) Finance
9 25 (21.93%) Manual Testing
10 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 23 (20.18%) Scrum
12 20 (17.54%) Mobile App
12 20 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (16.67%) Java
13 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 19 (16.67%) BDD
14 18 (15.79%) Apple iOS
14 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
15 17 (14.91%) Automation Testing
15 17 (14.91%) SQL
15 17 (14.91%) JMeter
15 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
16 15 (13.16%) TeamCity
17 14 (12.28%) ISEB
18 13 (11.40%) .NET
18 13 (11.40%) Android

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (8.77%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) GPRS
1 1 (0.88%) GSM
1 1 (0.88%) SMS
1 1 (0.88%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.88%) UMTS
1 1 (0.88%) WCDMA
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
1 1 (0.88%) 3G
1 1 (0.88%) Wireless
1 1 (0.88%) HSDPA
1 1 (0.88%) 2G
1 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.88%) HSUPA
1 1 (0.88%) HSPA
1 1 (0.88%) LTE
1 1 (0.88%) NAS
1 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (50.88%) Selenium
2 36 (31.58%) JIRA
3 31 (27.19%) WebDriver
4 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
7 17 (14.91%) JMeter
8 15 (13.16%) TeamCity
9 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
10 10 (8.77%) Xcode
11 8 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
12 7 (6.14%) Calabash
13 6 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 6 (5.26%) RSpec
13 6 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
14 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (3.51%) TestLink
16 3 (2.63%) JBehave
16 3 (2.63%) eggPlant
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Games
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Front Office
5 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 6 (5.26%) Publishing
6 4 (3.51%) Back Office
7 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) .NET
2 11 (9.65%) Web Services
3 9 (7.89%) Middleware
4 7 (6.14%) REST
5 5 (4.39%) SOAP
6 4 (3.51%) HTML
6 4 (3.51%) CSS
7 3 (2.63%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.63%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.88%) Struts
8 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.88%) J2EE
8 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.88%) Spring
8 1 (0.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.02%) iPhone
2 8 (7.02%) iPad
3 7 (6.14%) Open Source
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.51%) Social Gaming
5 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.40%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Test Automation
3 40 (35.09%) Test Scripting
4 36 (31.58%) TDD
5 25 (21.93%) Automated Testing
5 25 (21.93%) Manual Testing
6 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (20.18%) Scrum
8 20 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (16.67%) BDD
10 17 (14.91%) Automation Testing
10 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
11 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
12 12 (10.53%) Line Management
13 11 (9.65%) Performance Testing
14 9 (7.89%) Load Testing
14 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.89%) Integration Testing
14 9 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) C#
2 19 (16.67%) Java
3 17 (14.91%) SQL
4 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.02%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.51%) C
6 4 (3.51%) PHP
7 3 (2.63%) C++
7 3 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) ISEB
2 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
2 8 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.02%) HP
2 6 (5.26%) Green Hat
3 3 (2.63%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.75%) Progress
4 2 (1.75%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Intel
5 1 (0.88%) Nokia
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago