The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 69 66 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.83% 0.59% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.60% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 696 664 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.80% 98.37% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 543 548 565
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Leicestershire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Leicestershire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leicester - 6 £37,500 -
QA Leader
East Midlands

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) Retail
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (16.67%) API Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Test Management
10 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (8.33%) Magento
10 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (8.33%) hybris
10 1 (8.33%) iPad
10 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (8.33%) BDD
10 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Calabash
4 1 (8.33%) Capybara
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Protractor
4 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) hybris
1 1 (8.33%) SAP