Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 145 145
Rank change year-on-year +44 0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 41 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.03% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 8
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £46,000 £30,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,500 £43,750
East Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +48.39% -8.82% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 1957 2293 2571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.99% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1873 1958
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +10.04% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,075
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Nottinghamshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for QA Leader in Nottinghamshire

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Leader in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Leader in Nottinghamshire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +40 41 £57,500 +64.29% 1
QA Leader
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (85.37%) Test Automation
3 27 (65.85%) Manual Testing
4 24 (58.54%) Selenium
4 24 (58.54%) Java
5 20 (48.78%) Web Services
6 16 (39.02%) Regression Testing
7 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
8 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) Open Source
9 10 (24.39%) Scrum
9 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
9 10 (24.39%) C#
9 10 (24.39%) RAD
9 10 (24.39%) SDLC
9 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
9 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Project Management
10 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.51%) Performance Management
12 7 (17.07%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
12 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (12.20%) OO
14 4 (9.76%) .NET
14 4 (9.76%) Finance
14 4 (9.76%) JMeter

QA Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (19.51%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
3 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.76%) JMeter
5 3 (7.32%) Appium
5 3 (7.32%) Calabash
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Test Automation
2 27 (65.85%) Manual Testing
3 16 (39.02%) Regression Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Open Source
5 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
5 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
5 10 (24.39%) RAD
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) SDLC
5 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Performance Management
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.07%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (12.20%) OO
10 4 (9.76%) TDD
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.32%) DevOps
12 1 (2.44%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA