Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 123 138
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 22 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.21% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 11
Nottingham median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £59,975 £53,125 £43,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% - +6.25%

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 1779 1821 2375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.85% 97.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1426 1880
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings that featured QA Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in Nottingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 22 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 19 (86.36%) Regression Testing
3 18 (81.82%) ISTQB
4 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
5 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
6 12 (54.55%) Open Source
6 12 (54.55%) Project Management
7 11 (50.00%) Scrum
7 11 (50.00%) RAD
7 11 (50.00%) SDLC
7 11 (50.00%) Defect Management
8 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
8 10 (45.45%) Performance Management
8 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
8 10 (45.45%) Windows
8 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
8 10 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) Degree
9 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
10 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) Big Data
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Python
10 2 (9.09%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) Perl
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Regression Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Open Source
4 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 11 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 11 (50.00%) RAD
5 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 11 (50.00%) SDLC
6 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Performance Management
6 10 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA