The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 33 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.70% 0.38% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.41% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +93.54%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
136 241 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.10% 92.34% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 119 226 271
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

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

Software 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%) Manual Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA