The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
UK / Scotland
Rank - 146 160
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2132 2824 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.57% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1863 1923
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) EMV
3 3 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Django
4 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (50.00%) EMV
1 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft