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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 552 558 502
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 60 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 107
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 13 £57,500 +9.52%
Croydon - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith -11 1 £45,000 -11.76%
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 144 (100.00%) QA
2 65 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (39.58%) Selenium
4 52 (36.11%) Test Scripting
5 48 (33.33%) Finance
6 42 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 35 (24.31%) SQL
8 34 (23.61%) JIRA
9 32 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (20.83%) TDD
11 28 (19.44%) Automated Testing
12 26 (18.06%) Manual Testing
13 25 (17.36%) Java
14 24 (16.67%) C#
14 24 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 24 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 22 (15.28%) Automation Testing
16 20 (13.89%) Software Testing
17 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (13.19%) WebDriver
18 18 (12.50%) Mobile App
18 18 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
20 15 (10.42%) Apple iOS
20 15 (10.42%) ISEB
20 15 (10.42%) .NET
20 15 (10.42%) Scrum
20 15 (10.42%) Git (software)
21 14 (9.72%) JMeter
22 13 (9.03%) TeamCity

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) SaaS
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) GPRS
1 1 (0.69%) GSM
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
1 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.69%) UMTS
1 1 (0.69%) WCDMA
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) 3G
1 1 (0.69%) Wireless
1 1 (0.69%) HSDPA
1 1 (0.69%) 2G
1 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.69%) HSUPA
1 1 (0.69%) HSPA
1 1 (0.69%) LTE
1 1 (0.69%) NAS
1 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (39.58%) Selenium
2 34 (23.61%) JIRA
3 24 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 24 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (13.19%) WebDriver
5 15 (10.42%) Git (software)
6 14 (9.72%) JMeter
7 13 (9.03%) TeamCity
8 12 (8.33%) RSpec
9 11 (7.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (5.56%) Xcode
11 7 (4.86%) JUnit
12 6 (4.17%) Sahi
12 6 (4.17%) PhantomJS
12 6 (4.17%) Behat
13 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.47%) Calabash
14 4 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (2.78%) SpecFlow
14 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Front Office
3 7 (4.86%) Games
3 7 (4.86%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 4 (2.78%) Publishing
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
7 2 (1.39%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) .NET
2 9 (6.25%) Web Services
3 8 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (4.86%) Middleware
5 5 (3.47%) REST
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.08%) Spring
7 3 (2.08%) J2EE
7 3 (2.08%) SOAP
7 3 (2.08%) Struts
7 3 (2.08%) Android SDK
7 3 (2.08%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.39%) HTML
8 2 (1.39%) CSS
9 1 (0.69%) Django
9 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.94%) Credit Risk
3 8 (5.56%) iPhone
3 8 (5.56%) Open Source
3 8 (5.56%) iPad
4 7 (4.86%) Equities
5 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.39%) Derivative
9 2 (1.39%) Streaming Music
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.39%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.25%) Android
2 9 (6.25%) UNIX
2 9 (6.25%) Linux
3 4 (2.78%) Windows
4 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.11%) Test Scripting
3 42 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 32 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (20.83%) TDD
6 28 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 26 (18.06%) Manual Testing
8 22 (15.28%) Automation Testing
9 20 (13.89%) Software Testing
10 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.42%) Scrum
13 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 12 (8.33%) BDD
14 12 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (7.64%) Line Management
16 10 (6.94%) Performance Testing
17 8 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.31%) SQL
2 25 (17.36%) Java
3 24 (16.67%) C#
4 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 7 (4.86%) Python
6 7 (4.86%) PHP
7 5 (3.47%) C++
8 4 (2.78%) VBA
8 4 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (1.39%) C
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) ISEB
2 13 (9.03%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.33%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.94%) HP
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.86%) Fidessa
4 6 (4.17%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.39%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Progress
6 1 (0.69%) Intel
6 1 (0.69%) Nokia
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago