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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 565 590 529
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 80 63 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 53 97
Average salary £64,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +60 17 £51,250 +2.50% 2
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (56.18%) Selenium
4 70 (39.33%) BDD
5 55 (30.90%) Test Automation
6 51 (28.65%) WebDriver
7 50 (28.09%) C#
8 48 (26.97%) Scrum
9 45 (25.28%) Finance
10 43 (24.16%) Cucumber
11 42 (23.60%) Android
12 40 (22.47%) Java
13 38 (21.35%) Automated Testing
14 37 (20.79%) Mobile App
15 36 (20.22%) Apple iOS
16 34 (19.10%) SpecFlow
16 34 (19.10%) TDD
17 31 (17.42%) SDLC
18 30 (16.85%) Software Testing
18 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
20 25 (14.04%) Test Scripting
21 23 (12.92%) Test Strategy
21 23 (12.92%) .NET
22 22 (12.36%) JIRA
23 21 (11.80%) Mentoring
24 19 (10.67%) QA Automation
25 18 (10.11%) Manual Testing
26 17 (9.55%) Appium
27 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) Big Data
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 100 (56.18%) Selenium
2 51 (28.65%) WebDriver
3 43 (24.16%) Cucumber
4 34 (19.10%) SpecFlow
5 22 (12.36%) JIRA
6 17 (9.55%) Appium
7 15 (8.43%) Calabash
7 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
8 13 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
10 11 (6.18%) NUnit
11 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
12 8 (4.49%) FitNesse
12 8 (4.49%) Jasmine
13 7 (3.93%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.37%) Fiddler
14 6 (3.37%) JUnit
14 6 (3.37%) RSpec
15 5 (2.81%) QUnit
16 4 (2.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 45 (25.28%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Law
2 11 (6.18%) Retail
3 9 (5.06%) Legal
3 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.25%) Games
6 2 (1.12%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) .NET
2 15 (8.43%) Gherkin
3 14 (7.87%) REST
4 8 (4.49%) Middleware
4 8 (4.49%) Web Services
5 6 (3.37%) XML
6 5 (2.81%) Behat
7 4 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.25%) HTML
8 3 (1.69%) CSS
8 3 (1.69%) Grails
8 3 (1.69%) RESTful
9 2 (1.12%) Django
9 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.56%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.56%) HTML5
10 1 (0.56%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.79%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.30%) Client/Server
3 13 (7.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.93%) Fintech
5 5 (2.81%) iPhone
6 4 (2.25%) Equities
7 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.60%) Android
2 36 (20.22%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.87%) Windows
4 8 (4.49%) Unix
5 3 (1.69%) CentOS
5 3 (1.69%) Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.33%) BDD
3 55 (30.90%) Test Automation
4 48 (26.97%) Scrum
5 38 (21.35%) Automated Testing
6 34 (19.10%) TDD
7 31 (17.42%) SDLC
8 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (16.85%) Software Testing
9 25 (14.04%) Test Scripting
10 23 (12.92%) Test Strategy
11 21 (11.80%) Mentoring
12 19 (10.67%) QA Automation
13 18 (10.11%) Manual Testing
14 16 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (7.87%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.87%) Test Management
16 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
16 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (6.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.09%) C#
2 40 (22.47%) Java
3 15 (8.43%) SQL
4 12 (6.74%) Ruby
5 9 (5.06%) Python
6 5 (2.81%) PHP
7 3 (1.69%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) ISEB
2 8 (4.49%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.69%) HP
2 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.12%) Google
3 2 (1.12%) VMware
4 1 (0.56%) ATG
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) SAP
South East London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum 20% - 30% Bonus and other corporate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 per annum + bens + equity
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: Competitive salary + 28 days annual leave + up to 11% pension
Posted: 23 days ago