The median annual salary for a QA Leader was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 69 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% - 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 618 760 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.26% 93.83% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 470 625 817
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured QA Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader 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 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for QA Leader 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 26 March 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 - 1 £45,000 -
QA Leader
East of England

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB

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 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Robot Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA