The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank - 53 39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.05% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.05% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
Test Leader
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 285 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.19% 99.65% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 243 257 279
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Bedford region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Bedford