The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +5.26%
QA Leader
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader across the Manchester region.

QA Leader Salary Trend in Manchester

QA Leader
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP