The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 49 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 6 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.89% 5.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 6.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 0
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Agile Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 246 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 87.11% 83.39% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 247 241 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedford region.

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Agile Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Lead Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft