The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 226 253 255
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 30 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 10
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.00%
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
6179 6460 7154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.58% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5371 5938
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Manchester +10 19 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 8 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 North West region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
3 22 (47.83%) ISEB
4 20 (43.48%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
7 15 (32.61%) VMware
7 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
7 15 (32.61%) Defect Tracking
7 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
7 15 (32.61%) Case Management
8 13 (28.26%) Selenium
9 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.74%) System Testing
11 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
11 9 (19.57%) SQL
11 9 (19.57%) Gherkin
12 8 (17.39%) API Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
12 8 (17.39%) C#
13 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
14 6 (13.04%) ISTQB

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.52%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
3 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
2 15 (32.61%) Case Management
2 15 (32.61%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) System Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.39%) API Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
9 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (6.52%) OOD
10 3 (6.52%) Test Management
11 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) ISEB
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Telerik
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