The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 41 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.56% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual 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
164 266 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.11% 91.41% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 148 249 252
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Manual Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA