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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 724 806 826
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 190 176 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 155 168 145
Median salary £45,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,500 £37,782
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -15.00%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 2016 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 25 August 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
England +46 181 £47,500 -17.39% 21
London +49 96 £55,000 -12.00% 11
North West +44 32 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Manchester +11 21 £45,000 -7.69% 2
City of London +53 19 £45,000 -28.00% 4
East of England +34 15 £45,000 +1.12% 1
South East +5 11 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Stockport +4 11 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -3 10 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Merseyside - 10 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 9 £37,500 -
South West +13 8 £36,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham - 8 £36,000 -
Wales +8 7 £41,000 +9.33%
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
South Wales +11 6 £43,000 +14.66%
East Midlands +10 6 £36,250 -14.70% 2
Cardiff - 6 £43,000 -
Bristol - 5 £36,000 -
Brentwood - 5 £62,500 -
Essex - 5 £62,500 -
Berkshire +7 4 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Nottingham +6 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Brighton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £37,000 -
Harpenden - 4 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Luton - 3 £40,000 -

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 352 (100.00%) QA
2 188 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (33.81%) Selenium
4 80 (22.73%) Finance
5 77 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 74 (21.02%) Automated Testing
7 71 (20.17%) ISEB
8 70 (19.89%) Test Strategy
9 69 (19.60%) BDD
9 69 (19.60%) ISTQB
10 64 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 61 (17.33%) Scrum
12 55 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (15.34%) Java
13 54 (15.34%) JIRA
13 54 (15.34%) Test Scripting
14 52 (14.77%) Test Automation
15 51 (14.49%) Mentoring
16 50 (14.20%) SDLC
16 50 (14.20%) SQL
17 49 (13.92%) Automation Testing
18 48 (13.64%) Cucumber
19 46 (13.07%) Degree
20 45 (12.78%) WebDriver
21 43 (12.22%) Windows
22 41 (11.65%) Android
22 41 (11.65%) Apple iOS
23 40 (11.36%) Mobile App
23 40 (11.36%) TDD
24 39 (11.08%) C#

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 5 (1.42%) Documentum
1 5 (1.42%) FileNet
2 4 (1.14%) Confluence
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) nginx
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.84%) MySQL
3 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 119 (33.81%) Selenium
2 54 (15.34%) JIRA
3 48 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 45 (12.78%) WebDriver
5 17 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.83%) SoapUI
6 16 (4.55%) Appium
7 15 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 14 (3.98%) JMeter
9 12 (3.41%) Git (software)
9 12 (3.41%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.13%) PHPUnit
11 10 (2.84%) Fiddler
11 10 (2.84%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.27%) LoadRunner
12 8 (2.27%) Ranorex
12 8 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.70%) Calabash
13 6 (1.70%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.42%) NUnit
General
1 80 (22.73%) Finance
2 19 (5.40%) Retail
3 14 (3.98%) Games
4 13 (3.69%) Law
5 12 (3.41%) Banking
6 8 (2.27%) Marketing
7 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.24%) Gherkin
2 27 (7.67%) .NET
3 20 (5.68%) HTML
4 17 (4.83%) CSS
4 17 (4.83%) Web Services
5 11 (3.13%) Behat
5 11 (3.13%) Symfony
6 10 (2.84%) SOAP
6 10 (2.84%) XML
7 8 (2.27%) REST
8 7 (1.99%) RESTful
9 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.85%) HTML5
10 1 (0.28%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.28%) Guava
10 1 (0.28%) Guice
10 1 (0.28%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.28%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.41%) User Experience
5 11 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.99%) Fintech
8 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.14%) iPad
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.85%) Handset
10 3 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.85%) PMI
11 2 (0.57%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.28%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.22%) Windows
2 41 (11.65%) Android
2 41 (11.65%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 14 (3.98%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.56%) Linux
7 6 (1.70%) Unix
8 4 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.88%) Manual Testing
3 74 (21.02%) Automated Testing
4 70 (19.89%) Test Strategy
5 69 (19.60%) BDD
6 64 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 61 (17.33%) Scrum
8 54 (15.34%) Test Scripting
9 52 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 51 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 50 (14.20%) SDLC
12 49 (13.92%) Automation Testing
13 40 (11.36%) TDD
14 38 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (10.80%) Regression Testing
15 35 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (9.66%) Defect Tracking
17 33 (9.38%) E-Commerce
18 29 (8.24%) Test Management
19 28 (7.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.34%) Java
2 50 (14.20%) SQL
3 39 (11.08%) C#
4 17 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.83%) PHP
4 17 (4.83%) Python
5 12 (3.41%) Ruby
6 6 (1.70%) C++
7 5 (1.42%) C
8 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.28%) Groovy
9 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (20.17%) ISEB
2 69 (19.60%) ISTQB
3 46 (13.07%) Degree
4 12 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) AAT
6 1 (0.28%) CSQA
6 1 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SDET
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.98%) VMware
3 8 (2.27%) Oracle
4 6 (1.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.85%) SAP
5 3 (0.85%) Telerik
6 2 (0.57%) Cadence
6 2 (0.57%) HP
6 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.57%) MEDITECH
6 2 (0.57%) Sophos
7 1 (0.28%) ATG
7 1 (0.28%) Demandware
7 1 (0.28%) hybris
7 1 (0.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
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