The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 150 170 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.031% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.032% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.77% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2502 3160 3567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.35% 96.52% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2607 2862
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Leeds

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Leeds

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Leeds

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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