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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 755 817 847
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 169 147 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 150 128 134
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.50%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +48 169 £52,500 +1.44% 18
London +30 86 £62,500 +4.16% 9
South East +19 37 £50,000 +11.11% 5
City of London +46 18 £63,750 +2.00% 2
Berkshire +16 15 £50,000 +3.62% 1
East Midlands +18 13 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Bracknell +5 9 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -14 9 £46,250 +23.33% 1
North West +21 8 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Leicestershire +17 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester +8 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -6 8 £52,500 +55.55%
Loughborough - 8 £37,500 -
East Sussex +20 7 £29,000 -51.66% 2
Brighton - 7 £29,000 - 2
East of England +21 6 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Yorkshire +8 6 £46,250 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £46,250 -
Abingdon - 5 £52,500 -
Leeds - 5 £47,500 -
Nottingham +5 4 £51,250 +20.58% 1
South West +2 4 £55,000 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Stockport - 4 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +11 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol +6 3 £60,000 +36.36%
Surrey +3 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Coventry +2 3 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £55,000 -

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 330 (100.00%) QA
2 198 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (36.97%) Selenium
4 85 (25.76%) Automated Testing
5 78 (23.64%) Finance
6 77 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 75 (22.73%) BDD
8 70 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 67 (20.30%) Scrum
10 66 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 57 (17.27%) WebDriver
12 53 (16.06%) Java
13 51 (15.45%) ISEB
13 51 (15.45%) TDD
13 51 (15.45%) Test Strategy
14 50 (15.15%) C#
15 47 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (13.64%) SQL
17 43 (13.03%) Mentoring
17 43 (13.03%) Automation Testing
18 42 (12.73%) SDLC
18 42 (12.73%) Cucumber
19 41 (12.42%) Windows
19 41 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
20 39 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (11.21%) ISTQB
21 37 (11.21%) JIRA
22 35 (10.61%) .NET
22 35 (10.61%) E-Commerce
22 35 (10.61%) 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 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) Confluence
2 2 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.73%) SaaS
3 7 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.21%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.82%) MySQL
3 5 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.91%) Big Data
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 122 (36.97%) Selenium
2 57 (17.27%) WebDriver
3 42 (12.73%) Cucumber
4 37 (11.21%) JIRA
5 34 (10.30%) SpecFlow
6 30 (9.09%) Appium
7 20 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.33%) Calabash
9 11 (3.33%) JMeter
10 10 (3.03%) JBehave
10 10 (3.03%) TestNG
10 10 (3.03%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.73%) HP UFT
11 9 (2.73%) NUnit
12 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
12 8 (2.42%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.12%) NeoLoad
13 7 (2.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 78 (23.64%) Finance
2 33 (10.00%) Retail
3 13 (3.94%) Law
4 12 (3.64%) Banking
4 12 (3.64%) Games
5 7 (2.12%) Legal
6 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Local Government
7 3 (0.91%) Publishing
7 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Front Office
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.61%) .NET
2 23 (6.97%) Web Services
3 14 (4.24%) HTML
3 14 (4.24%) REST
4 13 (3.94%) CSS
5 11 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 8 (2.42%) XML
7 7 (2.12%) Behat
7 7 (2.12%) Symfony
8 5 (1.52%) RESTful
8 5 (1.52%) SOAP
9 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.61%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.61%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.30%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.30%) Grails
11 1 (0.30%) HTML5
11 1 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.73%) Fintech
5 8 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.12%) User Experience
7 6 (1.82%) PMI
8 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.30%) Blog
10 1 (0.30%) Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.30%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.30%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.42%) Windows
2 34 (10.30%) Android
2 34 (10.30%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.52%) Linux
5 5 (1.52%) Unix
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.76%) Automated Testing
3 77 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 75 (22.73%) BDD
5 70 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 67 (20.30%) Scrum
7 66 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 51 (15.45%) TDD
8 51 (15.45%) Test Strategy
9 43 (13.03%) Automation Testing
9 43 (13.03%) Mentoring
10 42 (12.73%) SDLC
11 41 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 39 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (10.61%) E-Commerce
14 29 (8.79%) QA Automation
15 26 (7.88%) Test Scripting
16 24 (7.27%) Test Management
17 23 (6.97%) Functional Testing
17 23 (6.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.06%) Java
2 50 (15.15%) C#
3 45 (13.64%) SQL
4 13 (3.94%) PHP
5 10 (3.03%) Python
6 9 (2.73%) Ruby
7 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.91%) C++
9 2 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.30%) Groovy
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (15.45%) ISEB
2 37 (11.21%) ISTQB
3 34 (10.30%) Degree
4 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.30%) nmon
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (8.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.64%) VMware
3 6 (1.82%) Dynatrace
3 6 (1.82%) New Relic
4 5 (1.52%) Oracle
5 3 (0.91%) HP
6 2 (0.61%) Cadence
6 2 (0.61%) Google
6 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.61%) Sophos
6 2 (0.61%) Telerik
7 1 (0.30%) ATG
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.30%) Demandware
7 1 (0.30%) hybris
7 1 (0.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
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