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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 52 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.34% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
250 235 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 84.23% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 207 229
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB