The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 29 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 86 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.12% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% +20.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 844 950 1253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.25% 97.44% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 725 718 1001
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,458 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Nottingham

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Nottingham

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

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

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDET

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SDET