The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 203 211 193
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 26 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.079% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.082% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -28.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
QA Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in the West Midlands

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

QA Leader
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 11 £42,500 -
Birmingham +2 6 £42,500 +25.00%
Coventry -4 5 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £27,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (62.86%) Software Testing
3 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
4 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Retail
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 12 (34.29%) Black-Box Testing
7 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
7 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (28.57%) TestNG
8 10 (28.57%) Selenium
8 10 (28.57%) Workflow
8 10 (28.57%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
8 10 (28.57%) JBehave
8 10 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 10 (28.57%) Appium
9 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
11 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
11 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Waterfall

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Appium
1 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 10 (28.57%) JBehave
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
1 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 10 (28.57%) TestNG
1 10 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Software Testing
2 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Workflow
7 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
9 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
11 5 (14.29%) BDD
11 5 (14.29%) TDD
12 4 (11.43%) B2B
12 4 (11.43%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Dynatrace
1 5 (14.29%) New Relic
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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