The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 140 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £80,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
East of England median annual salary £52,000 £48,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2022 2183 2795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.40% 96.08% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7659 8011 12423
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured QA Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Hertfordshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Hertfordshire

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Hertfordshire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Watford - 2 £80,000 -
QA Leader
East of England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (93.33%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (66.67%) JIRA
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) Fintech
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) People Management
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (13.33%) JBehave
9 2 (13.33%) Confluence
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (13.33%) QA Automation

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) JBehave
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft