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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 570 607 593
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 90 70 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 59 90
Average salary £63,750 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
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
40551 42788 46715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.79% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35129 36019 38486
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 28 April 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 +65 17 £56,816 +13.63% 2
Harrow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £56,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 159 (100.00%) QA
2 117 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (45.91%) Selenium
4 57 (35.85%) BDD
5 50 (31.45%) Finance
6 48 (30.19%) Test Automation
7 46 (28.93%) WebDriver
8 37 (23.27%) Java
9 36 (22.64%) Scrum
10 35 (22.01%) C#
11 32 (20.13%) Apple iOS
11 32 (20.13%) Android
12 30 (18.87%) TDD
13 29 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (18.24%) Mobile App
14 27 (16.98%) JIRA
15 25 (15.72%) Test Strategy
16 24 (15.09%) QA Automation
17 23 (14.47%) SpecFlow
17 23 (14.47%) Manual Testing
18 22 (13.84%) Automated Testing
18 22 (13.84%) Software Testing
19 20 (12.58%) Retail
19 20 (12.58%) SQL
19 20 (12.58%) .NET
20 18 (11.32%) Cucumber
20 18 (11.32%) Appium
21 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
22 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
22 16 (10.06%) API Testing

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) Big Data
2 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 73 (45.91%) Selenium
2 46 (28.93%) WebDriver
3 27 (16.98%) JIRA
4 23 (14.47%) SpecFlow
5 18 (11.32%) Appium
5 18 (11.32%) Cucumber
6 15 (9.43%) Jasmine
7 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
8 11 (6.92%) Calabash
9 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
10 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.77%) Fiddler
12 5 (3.14%) JMeter
13 4 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.89%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.89%) Ranorex
14 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.89%) TestComplete
General
1 50 (31.45%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Retail
3 12 (7.55%) Law
4 8 (5.03%) Banking
4 8 (5.03%) Games
5 6 (3.77%) Legal
6 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.58%) .NET
2 12 (7.55%) REST
3 6 (3.77%) HTML
4 5 (3.14%) CSS
5 4 (2.52%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.52%) Web Services
5 4 (2.52%) XML
6 3 (1.89%) RESTful
7 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.26%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.26%) Behat
7 2 (1.26%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.26%) Symfony
7 2 (1.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.63%) Grails
8 1 (0.63%) jQuery
8 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Mobile App
2 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Fintech
4 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Equities
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.63%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.13%) Android
1 32 (20.13%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.77%) Windows
3 4 (2.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.85%) BDD
3 48 (30.19%) Test Automation
4 36 (22.64%) Scrum
5 30 (18.87%) TDD
6 29 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (15.72%) Test Strategy
8 24 (15.09%) QA Automation
9 23 (14.47%) Manual Testing
10 22 (13.84%) Automated Testing
10 22 (13.84%) Software Testing
11 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (10.06%) API Testing
12 16 (10.06%) Automation Testing
12 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
13 15 (9.43%) Agile Testing
14 14 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
16 12 (7.55%) Test Management
16 12 (7.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.27%) Java
2 35 (22.01%) C#
3 20 (12.58%) SQL
4 7 (4.40%) Ruby
5 6 (3.77%) PHP
6 5 (3.14%) Python
7 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) Degree
1 11 (6.92%) ISEB
2 9 (5.66%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.89%) HP
3 2 (1.26%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) ATG
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.63%) Demandware
4 1 (0.63%) hybris
4 1 (0.63%) IBM
4 1 (0.63%) New Relic
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
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