The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 41 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.55% 1.77% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.80% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 278 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.96% 98.23% 99.62%
Number of salaries quoted 168 241 230
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Tester
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Bedford

Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Tester 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 Bedford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago