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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 667 754 853
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 210 205 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 188 106
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.92%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +85 204 £50,932 +7.22% 18
London +111 117 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North West -3 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +16 24 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Manchester -23 21 £45,000 - 1
City of London +29 14 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East Midlands +8 13 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -13 10 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Harpenden +6 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Stockport +4 8 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 6 £37,500 - 1
South East +32 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire -5 5 £45,000 -
Essex - 5 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +53 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Nottingham -1 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Loughborough - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Warwickshire +13 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull -11 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £35,250 - 2
Luton - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland +23 2 £37,500 -9.63%
Yorkshire +6 2 £22,500 -40.00% 1
South West +3 2 £36,750 -26.50%

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 398 (100.00%) QA
2 225 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (46.48%) Selenium
4 101 (25.38%) Automated Testing
5 94 (23.62%) Cucumber
6 81 (20.35%) Test Automation
7 80 (20.10%) Java
7 80 (20.10%) Test Strategy
8 77 (19.35%) BDD
8 77 (19.35%) Finance
9 73 (18.34%) WebDriver
10 72 (18.09%) JIRA
11 71 (17.84%) Scrum
12 69 (17.34%) Software Testing
13 68 (17.09%) ISTQB
14 66 (16.58%) Test Scripting
14 66 (16.58%) Manual Testing
15 63 (15.83%) SQL
16 61 (15.33%) Degree
16 61 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
17 56 (14.07%) Mentoring
17 56 (14.07%) Automation Testing
18 54 (13.57%) Mobile App
19 52 (13.07%) TDD
19 52 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (13.07%) ISEB
20 51 (12.81%) C#
21 49 (12.31%) Windows
22 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
23 46 (11.56%) SDLC

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 13 (3.27%) Confluence
2 9 (2.26%) CMS
3 5 (1.26%) Apache
3 5 (1.26%) Documentum
3 5 (1.26%) FileNet
3 5 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.26%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.26%) Magento
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.02%) SaaS
4 4 (1.01%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) HTTP
2 3 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.26%) Big Data
5 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.01%) MySQL
6 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.50%) HBase
7 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.25%) DataStage
8 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) Power BI
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 185 (46.48%) Selenium
2 94 (23.62%) Cucumber
3 73 (18.34%) WebDriver
4 72 (18.09%) JIRA
5 39 (9.80%) Git (software)
6 32 (8.04%) Jenkins
7 27 (6.78%) SoapUI
8 22 (5.53%) JMeter
9 21 (5.28%) HP UFT
10 20 (5.03%) SpecFlow
11 19 (4.77%) Appium
11 19 (4.77%) Robot Framework
12 14 (3.52%) Capybara
12 14 (3.52%) Fiddler
13 12 (3.02%) LoadRunner
13 12 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (3.02%) TeamCity
13 12 (3.02%) Visual Studio
14 11 (2.76%) WATIR
15 10 (2.51%) TestComplete
General
1 77 (19.35%) Finance
2 20 (5.03%) Banking
3 19 (4.77%) Marketing
4 11 (2.76%) Games
5 10 (2.51%) Retail
6 8 (2.01%) Law
7 5 (1.26%) Legal
7 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.75%) Back Office
9 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.06%) Gherkin
2 32 (8.04%) .NET
3 24 (6.03%) HTML
4 16 (4.02%) SOAP
5 14 (3.52%) CSS
6 13 (3.27%) RESTful
7 12 (3.02%) J2EE
7 12 (3.02%) XML
8 11 (2.76%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.51%) Web Services
10 8 (2.01%) Node.js
11 6 (1.51%) HTML5
12 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.26%) REST
13 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.75%) Behat
13 3 (0.75%) Middleware
13 3 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.75%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (13.57%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.77%) iPad
4 14 (3.52%) Fintech
5 13 (3.27%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.51%) User Experience
8 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.01%) Handset
8 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.75%) EMV
9 3 (0.75%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.31%) Windows
2 35 (8.79%) Android
3 34 (8.54%) Apple iOS
4 32 (8.04%) Linux
5 19 (4.77%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.52%) Unix
6 18 (4.52%) Windows 10
7 17 (4.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.38%) Automated Testing
3 81 (20.35%) Test Automation
4 80 (20.10%) Test Strategy
5 77 (19.35%) BDD
6 71 (17.84%) Scrum
7 69 (17.34%) Software Testing
8 66 (16.58%) Manual Testing
8 66 (16.58%) Test Scripting
9 56 (14.07%) Automation Testing
9 56 (14.07%) Mentoring
10 52 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (13.07%) TDD
11 46 (11.56%) SDLC
12 45 (11.31%) Test Management
13 40 (10.05%) Performance Testing
13 40 (10.05%) Project Management
13 40 (10.05%) Waterfall
14 34 (8.54%) API Testing
15 33 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.10%) Java
2 63 (15.83%) SQL
3 51 (12.81%) C#
4 31 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.54%) Ruby
6 24 (6.03%) Python
7 14 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.26%) Groovy
9 8 (2.01%) C++
10 7 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.01%) C
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) Scala
12 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.25%) Lua
13 1 (0.25%) Perl
13 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (17.09%) ISTQB
2 61 (15.33%) Degree
3 52 (13.07%) ISEB
4 18 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.50%) AAT
6 2 (0.50%) HND
7 1 (0.25%) CSQA
7 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (2.26%) SDET
3 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 17 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Ansible
1 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.27%) Oracle
2 17 (4.27%) VMware
3 9 (2.26%) HP
4 7 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.26%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.01%) hybris
6 4 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (0.50%) MEDITECH
7 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.25%) ATG
8 1 (0.25%) Demandware
8 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Informatica
8 1 (0.25%) Perforce
8 1 (0.25%) Remedy
8 1 (0.25%) Sony
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + great range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + great range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Manpower
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2K Training budget
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago