The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 62 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.80% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +76.92%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
603 733 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.02% 95.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 492 641 788
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test 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 Test Leader within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +3 5 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Test 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 Test Leader in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Robot Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) API Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (33.33%) Testopia
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (33.33%) Contract Management
5 3 (33.33%) Scorecard
5 3 (33.33%) iPad
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Test 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 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Robot Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) Testopia
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 3 (33.33%) API Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
Luton, Bedfordshire
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