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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 205 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
5267 4739 4615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.54% 95.03% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4670 4006 4049
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 £39,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -
Solihull - 2 £33,250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) JUnit
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience
9 1 (5.56%) C#
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA