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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 545 554 518
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 81 74 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 58 115
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
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 £77,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +21 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Wembley +4 3 - -
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
Ealing +3 1 - -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 132 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (47.73%) Finance
3 49 (37.12%) Test Scripting
4 44 (33.33%) Selenium
5 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 31 (23.48%) SQL
8 28 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (19.70%) Java
10 24 (18.18%) Automation Testing
11 22 (16.67%) TDD
11 22 (16.67%) JIRA
12 21 (15.91%) Risk Analysis
12 21 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 20 (15.15%) Cucumber
14 19 (14.39%) Test Automation
14 19 (14.39%) Degree
14 19 (14.39%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (11.36%) .NET
17 14 (10.61%) C#
17 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
17 14 (10.61%) Scrum
17 14 (10.61%) Manual Testing
18 13 (9.85%) BDD
18 13 (9.85%) Banking
18 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
19 12 (9.09%) ISEB
20 11 (8.33%) Regression Testing
20 11 (8.33%) Client/Server

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (0.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.79%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (33.33%) Selenium
2 22 (16.67%) JIRA
3 20 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.06%) RSpec
6 8 (6.06%) JUnit
7 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.55%) Behat
8 6 (4.55%) PhantomJS
8 6 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.55%) JMeter
8 6 (4.55%) Sahi
9 4 (3.03%) JBehave
9 4 (3.03%) Serena SBM
9 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.27%) Hudson
10 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 63 (47.73%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Games
4 9 (6.82%) Financial Institution
5 8 (6.06%) Front Office
6 6 (4.55%) Marketing
7 4 (3.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.52%) Retail
8 2 (1.52%) Electronics
8 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) .NET
2 6 (4.55%) HTML
2 6 (4.55%) Apache Flex
3 5 (3.79%) XML
4 4 (3.03%) Web Services
5 3 (2.27%) J2EE
5 3 (2.27%) Struts
5 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.27%) Spring
5 3 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.06%) Equities
4 7 (5.30%) Open Source
5 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.79%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.52%) Derivative
8 2 (1.52%) Streaming Music
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.76%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) Social Network
9 1 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) UNIX
2 7 (5.30%) Linux
3 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.79%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.12%) Test Scripting
2 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 28 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 22 (16.67%) TDD
7 21 (15.91%) Risk Analysis
7 21 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 19 (14.39%) Test Automation
9 18 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.61%) Scrum
10 14 (10.61%) Manual Testing
11 13 (9.85%) BDD
11 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.33%) Regression Testing
12 11 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.82%) Test Management
14 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
15 6 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) SQL
2 26 (19.70%) Java
3 14 (10.61%) C#
4 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.06%) PHP
5 8 (6.06%) Python
6 6 (4.55%) PowerHouse
7 5 (3.79%) Ruby
8 4 (3.03%) VBA
9 2 (1.52%) Perl
9 2 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) ISEB
3 7 (5.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.30%) Fidessa
2 4 (3.03%) HP
3 3 (2.27%) Green Hat
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.76%) Sybase
5 1 (0.76%) Progress
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Cerillion
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