The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 100 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% 0.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £75,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
QA Leader
East of England

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
1125 899 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.90% 94.63% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 944 823 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) CMMI
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA