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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 230 224 216
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 11 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £34,200 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
5932 5504 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.17% 96.83% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4561 4366
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 9 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire +4 1 £40,000 -4.19%
QA Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
3 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (27.27%) Appium
8 9 (27.27%) SpecFlow
8 9 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (27.27%) JBehave
8 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
8 9 (27.27%) TestNG
8 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 9 (27.27%) Workflow
8 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) BDD
11 6 (18.18%) NeoLoad
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) SQL
12 5 (15.15%) .NET
12 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing

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 3 (9.09%) Documentum
1 3 (9.09%) FileNet
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Appium
2 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 9 (27.27%) JBehave
2 9 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 9 (27.27%) TestNG
2 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.18%) NeoLoad
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (48.48%) Automated Testing
2 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
6 9 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
6 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 9 (27.27%) Workflow
7 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
7 8 (24.24%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
9 5 (15.15%) QA Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Dynatrace
1 4 (12.12%) New Relic
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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