The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region 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 230 216 228
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.13% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £41,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.50%
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
5986 5141 4993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.15% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4723 4302 4212
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the West Midlands region 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
Coventry +2 3 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (53.13%) Automated Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Selenium
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Workflow
8 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
8 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (31.25%) TestNG
8 10 (31.25%) JBehave
8 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 10 (31.25%) SpecFlow
8 10 (31.25%) Appium
9 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
9 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
11 7 (21.88%) TDD
11 7 (21.88%) NeoLoad
11 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
12 6 (18.75%) BDD
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) .NET
13 5 (15.63%) New Relic

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 10 (31.25%) Appium
2 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 10 (31.25%) JBehave
2 10 (31.25%) SpecFlow
2 10 (31.25%) TestNG
2 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 7 (21.88%) NeoLoad
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
4 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 10 (31.25%) Workflow
7 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
9 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.50%) B2B
11 4 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Dynatrace
1 5 (15.63%) New Relic
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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