The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 219 255 236
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 12 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.043% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.044% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -26.96%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the North West

QA Leader
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Manchester - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 30 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (83.33%) ISEB
3 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) Automated Testing
5 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
5 19 (63.33%) VMware
5 19 (63.33%) Defect Tracking
5 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 19 (63.33%) Case Management
6 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (60.00%) Windows 10
6 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (60.00%) Mac OS X
6 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.00%) JIRA
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Games
10 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) C#
10 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
11 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 18 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Case Management
2 19 (63.33%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) OOD
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Internal Audit
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GMP
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
1 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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