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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 574 593 542
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 59 67 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 64
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
41630 45918 42856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.59% 93.82% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35113 38026 36260
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +15 7 £47,500 - 2
Ealing - 3 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 108 (100.00%) QA
2 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (56.48%) Selenium
4 49 (45.37%) Test Automation
5 42 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 35 (32.41%) C#
7 33 (30.56%) WebDriver
8 30 (27.78%) JIRA
9 29 (26.85%) TDD
10 26 (24.07%) ISEB
11 25 (23.15%) Finance
11 25 (23.15%) BDD
12 24 (22.22%) Scrum
13 23 (21.30%) Automated Testing
14 22 (20.37%) Apple iOS
15 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
15 21 (19.44%) Java
16 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
17 18 (16.67%) Cucumber
18 17 (15.74%) Android
18 17 (15.74%) Manual Testing
19 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
20 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
20 15 (13.89%) Software Testing
21 14 (12.96%) Games
21 14 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 12 (11.11%) .NET
22 12 (11.11%) Banking
23 11 (10.19%) ISTQB

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (0.93%) HSUPA
2 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HSDPA
2 1 (0.93%) 2G
2 1 (0.93%) 3G
2 1 (0.93%) GPRS
2 1 (0.93%) GSM
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.93%) UMTS
2 1 (0.93%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) HSPA
2 1 (0.93%) LTE
2 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.93%) NAS
2 1 (0.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (56.48%) Selenium
2 33 (30.56%) WebDriver
3 30 (27.78%) JIRA
4 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
5 18 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
7 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
8 10 (9.26%) Xcode
9 9 (8.33%) JMeter
9 9 (8.33%) SpecFlow
10 7 (6.48%) Calabash
10 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.48%) FitNesse
11 6 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (4.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.63%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (3.70%) eggPlant
13 4 (3.70%) TestLink
14 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Games
3 12 (11.11%) Banking
4 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.41%) Retail
6 4 (3.70%) Back Office
6 4 (3.70%) Publishing
6 4 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) Middleware
3 7 (6.48%) HTML
4 6 (5.56%) REST
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) SOAP
6 4 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (1.85%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (1.85%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.85%) XML
7 2 (1.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.93%) JSON
8 1 (0.93%) Flash
8 1 (0.93%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.93%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) iPhone
2 7 (6.48%) iPad
3 6 (5.56%) Social Gaming
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.78%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Apple iOS
2 17 (15.74%) Android
3 11 (10.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.37%) Test Automation
3 42 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 29 (26.85%) TDD
5 25 (23.15%) BDD
6 24 (22.22%) Scrum
7 23 (21.30%) Automated Testing
8 17 (15.74%) Manual Testing
9 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 15 (13.89%) Software Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Line Management
11 11 (10.19%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.26%) Test Strategy
13 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 8 (7.41%) Integration Testing
14 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (6.48%) Mobile Development
15 7 (6.48%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) C#
2 21 (19.44%) Java
3 9 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 9 (8.33%) SQL
4 8 (7.41%) C
5 7 (6.48%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.70%) Python
8 3 (2.78%) Perl
8 3 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (1.85%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) ISEB
2 14 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.48%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) EMIR
2 4 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (3.70%) Basel III
2 4 (3.70%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Facebook
3 4 (3.70%) Progress
4 3 (2.78%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Nokia
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Murex
6 1 (0.93%) Calypso
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago