The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - 156
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.54% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Median salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  

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 2136 2490 2319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 2059 1861
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 28 March 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 28 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
Harpenden - 8 £45,000 -
Watford - 2 £72,500 -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
QA Leader
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (95.65%) Selenium
3 20 (86.96%) ISTQB
4 17 (73.91%) Software Testing
5 15 (65.22%) JIRA
6 14 (60.87%) WebDriver
6 14 (60.87%) Test Strategy
7 7 (30.43%) Robot Framework
8 6 (26.09%) SaaS
8 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) ISEB
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 4 (17.39%) SDLC
10 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Subversion
11 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.04%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
12 2 (8.70%) Coaching

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) Selenium
2 15 (65.22%) JIRA
3 14 (60.87%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) Robot Framework
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Subversion
6 2 (8.70%) Appium
6 2 (8.70%) Calabash
6 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.70%) JBehave
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Software Testing
3 14 (60.87%) Test Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA