The first table below looks at the demand for the Test 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 Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 102 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.99% - 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,954 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 10 £37,500 - 1
Luton - 2 £35,000 -
Test Leader
East of England

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test 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 Test Leader in their job title.

1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Automation Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 18 (50.00%) JIRA
4 16 (44.44%) ISEB
4 16 (44.44%) QA
5 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
6 12 (33.33%) Wiki
6 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
9 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 8 (22.22%) MS Office
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
12 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
13 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Project Management
13 4 (11.11%) Local Government
13 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (8.33%) Degree
14 3 (8.33%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) C#
14 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
15 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
15 2 (5.56%) C++
15 2 (5.56%) Scrum

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test 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 Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Local Government
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Wiki
2 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Automation Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) ISEB
2 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 6 days ago