Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 130 127
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 41 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.29% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 3
Nottingham median annual salary £58,750 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £42,850 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £43,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £58,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +46.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1,734 1,975 2,064
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.92% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,529 1,600 1,528
Nottingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,533 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 41 (100.00%) QA
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 40 (97.56%) Java
3 36 (87.80%) Web Services
4 33 (80.49%) Manual Testing
5 18 (43.90%) C#
6 14 (34.15%) Selenium
7 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
8 9 (21.95%) OO
8 9 (21.95%) JMeter
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
10 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 5 (12.20%) OOP
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Test Management
11 5 (12.20%) Open Source
11 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
12 4 (9.76%) REST
12 4 (9.76%) Calabash
12 4 (9.76%) DevOps
12 4 (9.76%) JIRA
12 4 (9.76%) QA Automation
12 4 (9.76%) Appium
12 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (9.76%) SDLC
12 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.76%) Ruby
12 4 (9.76%) TDD

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 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
3 9 (21.95%) JMeter
4 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.76%) Appium
5 4 (9.76%) Calabash
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
6 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (80.49%) Manual Testing
3 9 (21.95%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
6 5 (12.20%) OOP
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Test Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) QA Automation
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) API Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Product Management
8 2 (4.88%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA