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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 543 559 513
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 75 76 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 113
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 £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +33 25 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Ealing +10 2 - - 1
Dagenham - 2 £48,750 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 135 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (40.74%) Finance
3 50 (37.04%) Selenium
4 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (34.07%) Test Scripting
6 35 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 35 (25.93%) SQL
7 31 (22.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (20.00%) Java
8 27 (20.00%) JIRA
9 26 (19.26%) Automation Testing
10 25 (18.52%) TDD
11 22 (16.30%) Test Automation
12 21 (15.56%) Manual Testing
12 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
13 18 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
14 17 (12.59%) Degree
15 15 (11.11%) C#
15 15 (11.11%) .NET
15 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.37%) TeamCity
17 13 (9.63%) WebDriver
17 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
17 13 (9.63%) Scrum
18 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
18 12 (8.89%) Front Office
18 12 (8.89%) JavaScript

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (1.48%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (37.04%) Selenium
2 27 (20.00%) JIRA
3 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 14 (10.37%) TeamCity
5 13 (9.63%) WebDriver
6 12 (8.89%) RSpec
7 11 (8.15%) JMeter
8 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
9 9 (6.67%) JUnit
10 6 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (4.44%) Sahi
10 6 (4.44%) PhantomJS
10 6 (4.44%) Behat
11 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.96%) Serena SBM
12 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.22%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.22%) JBehave
13 2 (1.48%) Hudson
13 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (40.74%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Front Office
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Games
5 6 (4.44%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.96%) Advertising
8 3 (2.22%) Publishing
9 2 (1.48%) Electronics
9 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.48%) Retail
9 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) Web Services
3 5 (3.70%) XML
4 4 (2.96%) HTML
4 4 (2.96%) Apache Flex
5 3 (2.22%) Struts
5 3 (2.22%) J2EE
5 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.22%) Spring
5 3 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.48%) REST
6 2 (1.48%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 9 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.93%) Equities
3 8 (5.93%) Open Source
4 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) Derivative
6 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.48%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.48%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Social Network
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) UNIX
1 9 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.07%) Test Scripting
3 35 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 31 (22.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (19.26%) Automation Testing
6 25 (18.52%) TDD
7 22 (16.30%) Test Automation
8 21 (15.56%) Manual Testing
9 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
10 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.63%) Scrum
12 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
14 11 (8.15%) Regression Testing
14 11 (8.15%) BDD
15 10 (7.41%) Performance Testing
16 7 (5.19%) System Testing
17 6 (4.44%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) SQL
2 27 (20.00%) Java
3 15 (11.11%) C#
4 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.93%) PHP
6 6 (4.44%) Python
7 4 (2.96%) PowerHouse
7 4 (2.96%) Ruby
7 4 (2.96%) VBA
7 4 (2.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) ISEB
3 8 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) HP
2 7 (5.19%) Green Hat
2 7 (5.19%) Fidessa
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.48%) Adobe
4 1 (0.74%) Sybase
4 1 (0.74%) Progress
4 1 (0.74%) IBM
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago