The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 168 180 189
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.15% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.15% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
3372 3246 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.80% 96.72% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2703 3177
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in Manchester

QA Leader
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 7 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham - 5 £36,500 -
QA Leader
North West

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, QA Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (45.83%) Case Management
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) Mac OS X
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) Selenium
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
9 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Telerik
10 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 3 (12.50%) Ranorex

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Ranorex
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (41.67%) Mac OS X
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Case Management
1 11 (45.83%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) QMS
6 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Telerik
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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