The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Lead
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured QA Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Cambridge

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Leader in Cambridge.

Salary trend for QA Leader in Cambridge

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago