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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 572 608 553
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 64 71 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 47
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
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 £32,000 £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 28 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 28 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 +42 12 £60,000 +26.31% 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 28 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.

1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (59.09%) Selenium
4 47 (42.73%) Test Automation
5 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
6 39 (35.45%) C#
7 35 (31.82%) WebDriver
8 30 (27.27%) BDD
9 27 (24.55%) Finance
10 26 (23.64%) TDD
10 26 (23.64%) Java
11 25 (22.73%) ISEB
11 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
11 25 (22.73%) JIRA
12 21 (19.09%) Scrum
13 19 (17.27%) SDLC
14 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.45%) Manual Testing
15 16 (14.55%) Android
15 16 (14.55%) Cucumber
15 16 (14.55%) Mentoring
16 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
16 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
16 15 (13.64%) Games
17 13 (11.82%) .NET
17 13 (11.82%) Banking
17 13 (11.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
18 12 (10.91%) Windows
19 11 (10.00%) SQL

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 4 (3.64%) Confluence
2 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) Node.js
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Wireless
2 2 (1.82%) Multicast
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.91%) 2G
3 1 (0.91%) HSUPA
3 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.91%) GPRS
3 1 (0.91%) GSM
3 1 (0.91%) SMS
3 1 (0.91%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.91%) UMTS
3 1 (0.91%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.91%) 3G
3 1 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.91%) HSPA
3 1 (0.91%) LTE
3 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) MS Access
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (59.09%) Selenium
2 35 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 25 (22.73%) JIRA
4 16 (14.55%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.09%) FitNesse
7 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.27%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.27%) JMeter
9 5 (4.55%) Xcode
9 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.55%) eggPlant
10 4 (3.64%) Calabash
10 4 (3.64%) TestLink
10 4 (3.64%) WebLOAD
10 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.73%) JBehave
11 3 (2.73%) Selenium IDE
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Games
3 13 (11.82%) Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Publishing
6 4 (3.64%) Back Office
7 3 (2.73%) Marketing
8 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Front Office
9 1 (0.91%) Legal
9 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 8 (7.27%) REST
2 8 (7.27%) HTML
3 7 (6.36%) Web Services
4 6 (5.45%) SOAP
5 4 (3.64%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) Middleware
7 2 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (1.82%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.82%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) Flash
7 2 (1.82%) Ajax
7 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Social Gaming
4 5 (4.55%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.73%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Handset
7 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Android
2 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.91%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.73%) Test Automation
3 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
4 30 (27.27%) BDD
5 26 (23.64%) TDD
6 25 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 21 (19.09%) Scrum
8 19 (17.27%) SDLC
9 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.45%) Manual Testing
10 16 (14.55%) Mentoring
11 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 11 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 11 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 11 (10.00%) Test Management
13 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.18%) Line Management
15 8 (7.27%) Integration Testing
15 8 (7.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) C#
2 26 (23.64%) Java
3 11 (10.00%) SQL
4 9 (8.18%) C
5 8 (7.27%) PHP
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.64%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) Perl
10 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) ISEB
2 13 (11.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) EMIR
2 4 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (3.64%) MiFID
2 4 (3.64%) Basel III
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Facebook
3 4 (3.64%) Progress
4 3 (2.73%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.82%) Telerik
6 1 (0.91%) Nokia
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) Murex
6 1 (0.91%) Calypso
6 1 (0.91%) Intel
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
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