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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 224 199 225
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 11
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -3.48%
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
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 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
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Warwickshire +6 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull -12 3 £47,500 -5.00%
QA Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 across the West Midlands region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Management
6 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
7 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) Documentum
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) FileNet
7 5 (25.00%) Content Management
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting

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 5 (25.00%) Documentum
1 5 (25.00%) FileNet
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Concordion
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) Fintech
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Management
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) CSQA
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
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