Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 198 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +226
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.046% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £80,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% - -
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -17.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4203 4325 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.97% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3621 4282
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,996
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 2 £80,000 +39.13%
QA Leader
East of England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) SDET

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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA