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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 227 214 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
6012 5178 4748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.84% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 4388 3971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry +6 5 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire -6 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Manual Testing
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Web Services
6 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) Selenium
7 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (28.57%) Appium
8 10 (28.57%) TestNG
8 10 (28.57%) JBehave
8 10 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
8 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Workflow
8 10 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
10 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
10 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) .NET
11 6 (17.14%) TDD
11 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
11 6 (17.14%) BDD
12 5 (14.29%) Dynatrace

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) Appium
2 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (28.57%) JBehave
2 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 10 (28.57%) TestNG
2 10 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
3 16 (45.71%) Manual Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
6 11 (31.43%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 10 (28.57%) Workflow
8 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.43%) B2B
11 4 (11.43%) B2C
11 4 (11.43%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
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 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
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