The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 62 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +76.92%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 732 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 503 643 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

QA Leader
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

QA Leader Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

QA Leader
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Leader across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

QA Leader Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

QA Leader
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 2 £52,500 -8.69%
QA Leader
East of England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Bedfordshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Robot Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Robot Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA