The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 269 264
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 15 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.040% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 6
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.63% -46.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in the East of England

QA Leader
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in the East of England

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in the East of England

QA Leader
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 12 £45,000 -
Suffolk +24 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
QA Leader
England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (81.08%) Selenium
4 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
5 19 (51.35%) WebDriver
6 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
7 17 (45.95%) Test Strategy
8 15 (40.54%) JIRA
9 10 (27.03%) Robot Framework
9 10 (27.03%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) ISEB
10 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
11 8 (21.62%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
12 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
12 7 (18.92%) Java
12 7 (18.92%) SaaS
12 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
13 6 (16.22%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
13 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
13 6 (16.22%) Coaching
13 6 (16.22%) SDLC
13 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
13 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
14 5 (13.51%) Project Management
14 5 (13.51%) Finance
14 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (13.51%) Line Management

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (81.08%) Selenium
2 19 (51.35%) WebDriver
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
4 10 (27.03%) Robot Framework
5 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.81%) Gradle
7 4 (10.81%) Maven
7 4 (10.81%) Subversion
8 2 (5.41%) Appium
8 2 (5.41%) Calabash
8 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
8 2 (5.41%) JBehave
8 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) CSS
1 4 (10.81%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Fintech
1 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
3 17 (45.95%) Test Strategy
4 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) Coaching
7 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Line Management
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) ATDD
9 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Time Management
9 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (24.32%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
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