The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
UK
Rank 717 783 844
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 135 166 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 122 153 88
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £32,710
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Leader
Salary Trend

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the UK

QA Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 within the UK.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Leader
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +71 133 £55,000 +8.91% 17
London +48 54 £65,000 +1.56% 12
East of England +50 21 £45,000 +60.71% 1
South East +61 16 £53,750 +4.87% 1
East Midlands +20 16 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire - 15 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +22 11 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Harpenden - 11 £45,000 - 1
Kent +26 10 £43,700 -24.00%
Birmingham +17 9 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £60,000 -
North West -12 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London +25 6 £55,000 +7.31% 4
Nottingham +11 6 £60,000 -
Leicestershire -1 6 £37,500 -
Leicester - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +36 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +31 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +16 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Manchester -31 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +25 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire +24 3 £52,500 -22.22%
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Oldham - 3 £40,000 -
Derby - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £43,750 - 1
Coventry +20 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Bedfordshire +19 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Luton +2 2 £52,500 -8.69%

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 231 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (54.11%) Selenium
4 95 (26.91%) Automated Testing
5 87 (24.65%) Test Automation
6 84 (23.80%) Java
6 84 (23.80%) Cucumber
7 81 (22.95%) WebDriver
8 74 (20.96%) Scrum
9 71 (20.11%) Software Testing
10 69 (19.55%) BDD
10 69 (19.55%) ISTQB
11 68 (19.26%) Finance
12 58 (16.43%) Test Scripting
12 58 (16.43%) Manual Testing
12 58 (16.43%) Test Strategy
13 57 (16.15%) SQL
14 56 (15.86%) JIRA
15 55 (15.58%) Automation Testing
16 51 (14.45%) TDD
17 50 (14.16%) Degree
17 50 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (13.31%) Mentoring
18 47 (13.31%) C#
19 41 (11.61%) Test Management
20 40 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (11.33%) Performance Testing
21 39 (11.05%) .NET
21 39 (11.05%) ISEB
22 38 (10.76%) Mobile App

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (2.83%) Confluence
2 8 (2.27%) CMS
3 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.13%) Apache
6 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.57%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) HFM
3 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.97%) SaaS
3 12 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.70%) Force.com
5 3 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) HTTP
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.40%) Big Data
4 8 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.13%) MySQL
7 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.57%) HBase
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Power BI
9 1 (0.28%) DataStage
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 191 (54.11%) Selenium
2 84 (23.80%) Cucumber
3 81 (22.95%) WebDriver
4 56 (15.86%) JIRA
5 32 (9.07%) Git (software)
6 30 (8.50%) Jenkins
7 25 (7.08%) JMeter
8 23 (6.52%) HP UFT
9 20 (5.67%) SoapUI
9 20 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (5.10%) Robot Framework
11 17 (4.82%) Appium
12 16 (4.53%) SpecFlow
13 14 (3.97%) Visual Studio
14 12 (3.40%) Capybara
15 11 (3.12%) Maven
15 11 (3.12%) TeamCity
15 11 (3.12%) WATIR
16 10 (2.83%) LoadRunner
16 10 (2.83%) TestComplete
General
1 68 (19.26%) Finance
2 26 (7.37%) Banking
3 14 (3.97%) Marketing
3 14 (3.97%) Retail
4 8 (2.27%) Games
5 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.42%) Law
6 5 (1.42%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Advertising
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.05%) .NET
2 28 (7.93%) Gherkin
3 18 (5.10%) HTML
4 17 (4.82%) SOAP
5 14 (3.97%) J2EE
6 13 (3.68%) RESTful
7 12 (3.40%) CSS
8 9 (2.55%) REST
8 9 (2.55%) XML
9 8 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.27%) Node.js
9 8 (2.27%) Web Services
10 6 (1.70%) JSON
11 5 (1.42%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.13%) HTML5
12 4 (1.13%) Spring
13 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.85%) Behat
13 3 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.76%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.97%) Fintech
4 11 (3.12%) iPad
5 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.57%) EMV
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.57%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.28%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.63%) Linux
1 34 (9.63%) Windows
2 25 (7.08%) Unix
3 12 (3.40%) Android
4 11 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (26.91%) Automated Testing
3 87 (24.65%) Test Automation
4 74 (20.96%) Scrum
5 71 (20.11%) Software Testing
6 69 (19.55%) BDD
7 58 (16.43%) Manual Testing
7 58 (16.43%) Test Scripting
7 58 (16.43%) Test Strategy
8 55 (15.58%) Automation Testing
9 51 (14.45%) TDD
10 47 (13.31%) Mentoring
11 41 (11.61%) Test Management
12 40 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (11.33%) Performance Testing
13 37 (10.48%) Regression Testing
14 36 (10.20%) Project Management
15 34 (9.63%) Functional Testing
15 34 (9.63%) SDLC
16 33 (9.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.80%) Java
2 57 (16.15%) SQL
3 47 (13.31%) C#
4 30 (8.50%) Python
5 26 (7.37%) Ruby
6 23 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.12%) Groovy
9 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.98%) Perl
10 6 (1.70%) Scala
11 5 (1.42%) C++
11 5 (1.42%) PHP
12 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.28%) Lua
14 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (19.55%) ISTQB
2 50 (14.16%) Degree
3 39 (11.05%) ISEB
4 12 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ACCA
5 2 (0.57%) CSQA
5 2 (0.57%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) AAT
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (3.12%) PMO
3 9 (2.55%) SDET
4 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.85%) Ansible
2 3 (0.85%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) Puppet
2 3 (0.85%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) Grafana
3 1 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) logstash
3 1 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.95%) Oracle
3 15 (4.25%) HP
4 8 (2.27%) VMware
5 6 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.42%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.85%) hybris
7 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) Informatica
9 1 (0.28%) Perforce
9 1 (0.28%) Remedy
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Sony
9 1 (0.28%) Tableau
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + great range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot
Bink
Salary: £25-£30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago